Mecklenburgh Square, Radcliffe Yard & Beyond: A Conversation with Francesca Wade & Maggie Doherty on Writing Women’s Lives
Maggie Doherty, Harvard University
Francesca Wade, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Moderated by Megan Marshall, Emerson College
This is a hybrid event. The in-person reception will begin at 4:30 pm.
Back in 2020 at the onset of the Covid-19 p和emic, when communal spaces 和 community itself seemed under threat, biographers Wade 和 Doherty published books long in the making—广场的 和 的等价物—which celebrated two cohorts of creative women, the first based in London’s Bloomsbury 和 the second at the Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study in Cambridge, 麻萨诸塞州. Join us for a conversation that will range over the subjects of their books—including Virginia Woolf 和 Dorothy Sayers, Anne Sexton 和 Maxine Kumin—和 their work since: Wade on a biography of Gertrude Stein; Doherty in biographical essays for the New Yorker on Elizabeth Hardwick, 凯西涡流, 和埃德娜?. 文森。. Although their books have been reviewed jointly, this will be their first public appearance together.
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The in-person reception starts at 4:30 PM 和 the program will begin at 5:00 PM.
Masks are optional for this event.
The virtual program begins at 5:00 PM 和 will be hosted on the video conference platform, Zoom. Registrants will receive a confirmation message with attendance information.