C.J. Hribal – Looking Back, Looking Forward (January 2023)
A corollary to C .J. Hribal’s January 2021 lecture, “Hope and Failure,” this lecture investigates being in two or more time periods at once. As writers, how are we faithful to that conundrum—rendering a given moment while also, perhaps, putting things into a larger perspective? How do we create a sense of expansiveness within the particular and finite?