Film critique for the socially conscious. With film as the fulcrum, Corinne Goldenberg connects the dots between sociology, anthropology, international affairs, cultural studies, political theory, and various isms. Sick of bad or misleading reviews, she's reclaiming the film review in the name of social and political critique.
In an age of digital domination, where the future of the book is uncertain, a panel entitled "Blogs, Twitter, the Kindle: The Future of Reading" and PEN World Voices Festival confronted the impact of new technology on our current understanding of, as well as engagement with, both writer and their writing. For a panel of writers, such technology has the potential to intimidate. Yet, the panel of five was surprisingly mixed.