Are writers responsible or accountable for what they write? What about readers for what we interpret? How a writer’s use of narration can create irony.
How do digital art experiences change our reading of original works? Should they be considered a new genre to read?
Why do we defend a canonical “original?” Where does such an idea come from? We discuss what we mean to place a text with authority and visit The Lord of the Rings and “Fur Elise” along the way.
How does one read a story which creates its own rules? What else should we ever do? A sociological look at Adichie’s intersectionality.
A discussion of our urge to simplify our thinking and reading, including its impact of misinterpretation and loss of compassion.
How do we determine the meaning of a work which has no author? And what responsibility is there in authoring our own interpretation? We examine the potential meanings of this poem, dig at length into the different ideas of medieval authorship, and find we may have not have wandered yet that far, at all.