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PWL057 Paris Writers Workshop Panel Discussion 2: Cross-Culture or Cultural Appropriation

  • 11 Jul 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Remote
  • 10

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  • Open to General Public
    Free Admission

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Panel Discussion 2: Cross-Culture or Cultural Appropriation

Free Admission - Open to General Public

Panelists:

Adrien Leeds (Moderator)

Alecia McKenzie

Caroline Vu
Ian Shaw

Writers have always written about different cultures, peoples, and eras. Even different species! In recent years authors have been urged to be inclusive in their casts of characters.  But some writers have been criticized for inaccuracy and caricature. There has also been fallout when mainstream authors are hailed as experts on a culture, while writers from that same culture do not get similar attention or remuneration. What should writers do? We will debate these issues and try to find out!

Masterclass workshops will be held remotely online (classes in the morning and readings, talks and panel discussions in the afternoon and evening).

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