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Worldbuilding as Activism: Injustice in Imagined Lands

Presented by What Cheer Writers Club at What Cheer Writers Club, Providence RI

Dec 11 2021
Worldbuilding as Activism: Injustice in Imagined Lands

What Cheer Writers Club’s Craft Curiosities series invites writers to take a deep dive into an aspect of craft with a local teaching artist.

Imagined worlds in speculative fiction can provide an outlet for the doom scroll of injustices we experience and absorb every day. Stories help us find our way out of collective trauma, revealing the way to better (and worse) worlds. We juxtapose the imagined world with the real and invite comparisons. We force the question: Does it have to be this way? In this workshop, we’ll explore activist worldbuilding strategies and the politics of imagined culture, history, and place, with an emphasis on

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ADMISSION INFO

$45 General Admission / $35 Club Members / $25 B/I/POC Creatives

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Dec 11, 2021 at 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

What Cheer Writers Club

160 Westminster Street, FL 2, Providence, RI 02903

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