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Cultural Criticism in an Era of Deconstructed Whiteness

Originally Aired: Tuesday September 19, 2017

WNYC's Rebecca Carroll (Photo by Stephanie Black)

How do we write about art and culture when perspectives are rooted in identity, racial justice and social equality?

Do we actively de-center whiteness when we first approach a piece of art? What is a writer’s responsibility to readers and to themselves as cultural critics?

Rebecca Carroll, WNYC’s editor for special projects, leads a panel discussion on race and writing with cultural critics and essayists Fariha RóisínAntwaun Sargent and E. Alex Jung.

This conversation was recorded live in The Greene Space on September 18. Watch the entire conversation below.


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