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Gender, Power and Authoritarianism in the Dystopian Age
May 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm| $15
The power of the state to control our thoughts, emotions, and sexuality has been the dominant concern of many women writers, and is reflective in some of the best dystopian literature of the modern age. We look at this critical topic and why we are at a crossroads. How are female protagonists presented in dystopia and what are some future trends?
With Marge Piercy, Alice Sola Kim, Namwali Serpell, and Basma Abdel Aziz. This program was funded in part by a Humanities New York Action Grant.