Day: May 17, 2017

Wednz Scene: The Mayapple & Sarah Lawrence Summer Intensive

May 17 / 17 A whole lot of creativity going on….a good bundle of creative things. Found this on the Hyperallergic website…Mayapple & Sarah Lawrence Summer Intensive. Read on… cred: sarah lawrence Responding to Human Rights Issues through the Arts June 11 – June 17, 2017 Sarah Lawrence College has embarked on an innovative partnership with Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities to offer summer programs in the arts and humanities that address contemporary issues within global society. This summer’s program is a one-week creative writing intensive for adults centered around the theme, Responding to Human Rights Issues through the Arts. The act of writing is an attempt to recognize the world, especially as it becomes increasingly unrecognizable. This workshop treats the writer’s work as a citizen of this world: one that can either suffer from reading the daily news or evoke memories and invent visions of the future. If one’s writing is to survive, it must speak back to it, without creating forcibly political overtones. If one’s writing is to help the world …