Posts Tagged: Camille Paglia

Notable Chicago: 3/24–3/30

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Friday 3/24: The Conversation series at Women & Children First continues with this week’s theme, On Being American: Identity & Belonging Under a Hostile Regime. This edition will feature Boris Fishman, Cristina Henriquez, Erika L. Sanchez, the artist Riva Lehrer, and Zoe Zolbrod. 7:30 p.m., free (donations to local nonprofits encouraged). Sunday 3/26: Join The […]

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Notable San Francisco: 3/15–3/21

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Wednesday 3/15: Paul LaFarge (The Night Ocean) is interviewed by Daniel Handler. Fans of H. P. Lovecraft will be intrigued. Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park . Joan Frank (All the News I Need, winner of the Juniper Prize for Fiction) is interviewed by Peg Alford Purcell. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Booksmith.

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Camille Paglia on Feminism and the #GirlSquad

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Camille Paglia, a feminist writer and theorist, wrote a damning critique of Taylor Swift’s tendency to curate her group of “friends” and bring them onstage as testimony to her good taste, or dominance, or what have you—namely, the phenomenon that has become attached to the use of #GirlSquad. In an article for The Hollywood Reporter, Paglia […]

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Politics Sunday

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It’s Sunday, so as always, the Rumpus has links to political stories that aim to do more than make you angry at people you already disagree with. At Guernica, “Where do architectural wonders, coat hanger abortions, virtual slave labor, and a modern underground railroad meet?” Recessions might make us live longer. Sexual abuse in juvy […]

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