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Episode 128: Poetry and Questions of Peace - Zach Savich

Episode 128: Poetry and Questions of Peace - Zach Savich

FromThe Writing University Podcast


Episode 128: Poetry and Questions of Peace - Zach Savich

FromThe Writing University Podcast

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Length:
46 minutes
Released:
May 14, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

Is peace the absence of conflict or a state that can exist within conflict? How can writing cultivate, reveal, practice, and advance personal and shared forms of peaceable assembly? What's the relationship between peace and protest, politics and private experience? This lecture will consider diverse poems that help us think about these questions, including work by poets such as Ghayath Almadhoun, Yehuda Amichai, Gwendolyn Brooks, Kenneth Koch, Hayan Charara, Jane Hirshfield, and others. We'll consider how literature can help us make peace, again and again, and what can be made from that.
Released:
May 14, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode