- Workshop—Siri Hustvedt: Why One Story and Not Another?
Workshop—Siri Hustvedt: Why One Story and Not Another?
Theoretically a fiction writer can write anything, but in fact, that is not the case. The inimitable Siri Hustvedt—acclaimed fiction writer, essayist and poet—will draw from neuroscience research, psychoanalysis, and phenomenology to make a case for the embodied character of fictional creativity.
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SCOTUS has agreed to hear #GonzalezVGoogle and #TwitterVTaamneh. Both cases concern whether tech companies could be held legally liable for what users post on their platforms, as well as for content that users see because of the platform’s algorithm. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/supreme-court-agrees-hear-cases-social-media-immunity-section-230_n_633b15efe4b02816452c84f6
Stacks! I got to speak in a library in WI today about book bans, and took a quick perusal of the shelves. So many titles from ban lists! Kind of shocking to think of all the libraries pulling these books all over the country. How do they fill the gaps? #FreeTheBooks #FReadom
While some states are trying to prohibit universities from teaching about the history of racism, @EddieRCole writes, "these attacks are not new and, like today, limitations placed on academic freedom have a history long rooted in racism." https://www.washingtonpost.com/made-by-history/2022/10/03/limiting-academics-freedom-tell-truth-about-racism-is-not-new/