Warmly welcome to American Literature Evening to the Ii library on 26.9. at 5-6 pm!
The visitor of the evening is poet, fiction writer and scholar Cheryl J.Fish from New York!
At the event KulttuuriKauppila’s residency guest Cheryl J.Fish presents some of her favorite books and writers from the American literature. During the evening it’s possible to get some tips what to read, to get to know the artist or just discuss about American literature!
Cheryl J. Fish. is a poet, fiction writer and scholar who teaches environmental justice, writing, literature and gender studies at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York. She was a Fulbright professor at University of Tampere in 2007 teaching environmental justice in American literature and film and at that time she met Sami filmmakers at the Tampere Film Festival. Since then she’s written and published essays about how Sami filmmakers and photographers respond to mining and extraction and the importance of maintaining their identity and culture in arctic Fenno-Scandinavia.