How, Now, to Care?

Nov 9, 2021

07:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Atrium

107 River Street, Iowa City, IA 52246

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How, Now, to Care?
A collaboration between the International Writing Program and the Department of Dance

November 9 at 7:00 p.m.
Visual Arts Building Atrium

In this time of re-emergence, given our new era of contact virtualized and given the vast changes the pandemic has caused in our lives, we are not returning to the same reality. The new time-space we inhabit is fraught with uncertainty, divide, and growing disparities between and among people. What then is our duty in this moment—to ourselves, to others, to our community, our country, our planet? And if we do have a duty to care, how do we mobilize it to protect others, in light of the various unyielding stances and systems that can so easily bring us back into our previous attitudes and old distractions? It would seem that a shared sense of care is not possible—and if it were, that too could also have its dangers. Through feeling, utterance, action—how, now, to care?

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