Conference & Panel

Literature as Reclamation

In the words of bell hooks, “moving from silence into speech is a revolutionary gesture”. How can storytelling be a tool of resistance, affirmation and reclamation for individuals and communities? What is the relationship between literature and activism? Four rapidfire presentations on ethics, representation and responsibility in storytelling.

With Maryam Azam, Winnie Dunn, Rafeif Ismail and Saf Ovacik

Saturday 23 June

State Library Victoria, Conference Centre
179 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000