Event Title

Panel: Cultures in Translations

Presenter Information

Derek Walcott
Susan Sontag

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

24-3-1982 12:00 PM

End Date

24-3-1982 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 24, 1982 as part of the 13th annual UND Writers Conference: “International Writers” features Derek Walcott and Susan Sontag forming the panel “Cultures in Translations.” The panelists discuss multicultural and transnational writing, defining cultural “homeland,” defining culture, popular culture, television, the effect of colonialism on culture, and James Joyce's approach to culture. The panelists also respond to audience questions about the effect of violence and oppression on art, the role of religion in culture, and the notion that genius is not tied to place.

Moderated by Michael Beard.

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Panel: Cultures in Translations

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 24, 1982 as part of the 13th annual UND Writers Conference: “International Writers” features Derek Walcott and Susan Sontag forming the panel “Cultures in Translations.” The panelists discuss multicultural and transnational writing, defining cultural “homeland,” defining culture, popular culture, television, the effect of colonialism on culture, and James Joyce's approach to culture. The panelists also respond to audience questions about the effect of violence and oppression on art, the role of religion in culture, and the notion that genius is not tied to place.

Moderated by Michael Beard.