Power of Literature and Human Rights

Marina Nemat on the Power of Literature and Human Rights at the LSE in LONDON. March 2nd, a free event, open to the public.

“Literature has a unique capacity to touch the hearts and minds and engage readers in a way that is distinctly different from political or academic texts. Can it play a role in exposing human rights violations? Should literature be ‘engaged’, and should authors take political or social stands? “

 Please see more information on the conference website:  www2.lse.ac.uk