Using our conversation program format in a new, online way, we invite you to speak with people who might never cross your path but who are struggling with the same anxieties and preserving the same hopes as you.
The couch conversations unite people from across New York State to discuss how communities can endure — and in some aspects be strengthened — during this frightening period of our history.
Each of these conversations will be built around a brief reading that will spark conversation and will be facilitated by a member of HNY's team. Online Community Conversations are hosted on Zoom.
Join HNY for an online conversation, facilitated by a member of our team.
November 4th, 8:00pm-9:00pm
HNY is continuing its Online Community Conversations series with a discussion on “US History or American Myth?”, a discussion about ways in which American history so deeply informs our society and our self-image while, at the same time, many Americans’ memories have little to do with the historical record.
To complement this online conversation, we have curated a brief selection of texts from Danielle Allen, Kiese Laymon, and Deva Woodly to get you thinking about history, myth, literature and the American imagination. Like all of HNY’s Community Conversations, this one will use a single brief text to get things going. This text will be provided after registration. As for the reading list, each of these selections is available online, free of charge.