In universes of their own: Sontag, Denis, Smith, Hopkinson (Week in Review)

Because of the timeliness of Susan Sontag’s cultural analyses, her divisive political capers, and her also high-profile female and male lovers (Annie Leibovitz, Lucinda Childs, Joseph Brodsky, etc), many focus on the private life of this public persona at the expense of her works. The new documentary Regarding Susan Sontag is no exception. In contrast, Steve Wasserman’s essay for the Los … More In universes of their own: Sontag, Denis, Smith, Hopkinson (Week in Review)

Omeka, C-51, and Diverse Literature (Week in Review)

If you’re thinking about using the collection and exhibition platform Omeka, check out this slideshare — For inspiration on writing from the indomitable Susan Sontag, see Maria Popova’s “Susan Sontag on Storytelling, What It Means to Be a Moral Human Being, and Her Advice to Writers” — For a sobering analysis of human rights’ infringement built … More Omeka, C-51, and Diverse Literature (Week in Review)