We had a ball at WORD Christchurch’s Shifting Points of View sessions on Sunday 30 August. Tonight – Monday 7 September – there are two more diversely fab events. One on altruism (sold out!), and one on passion.
There is still time to book for Sarah Waters. Tania is a big fan – calling her the mistress of the agonising twist.
6pm On Effective Altruism: Peter Singer, chaired by Eric Crampton
Effective altruism requires a rigorously unsentimental view of charitable giving, urging that a substantial proportion of our money or time should be donated to the organisations that will do the most good with those resources …
Find works in our catalogue by Peter Singer
8pm Crimes of Passion: Sarah Waters, chaired by Carole Beu
Sarah Waters’ hugely inventive novels usually have lesbian relationships at their heart, and are always set in the past, when remaining true to oneself came at great personal risk.
Find works in our catalogue by Sarah Waters
You can catch up with our posts & pics:
- Patricia Grace and Paula Morris: On Belonging
- Imaginary Cities: Fiona Farrell, Anna Smaill, Hamish Clayton, Hugh Nicholson, chaired by Lara Strongman
- Quick questions with Anna Smaill
- Margaret Wilson: The Struggle for sovereignty
- Quick questions with Margaret Wilson
- Suki Kim: On North Korea, Inventing the truth
- Quick questions with Suki Kim
- A half circle journey: Suki Kim and North Korea
- Jesse Bering: On Perversion
- Pride and Perversion
- Storify Tweets, photos, and links related to the Shifting Points of View sessions.