Elif Shafak: The politics of fiction
Elif Shafak

http://www.ted.com Listening to stories widens the imagination; telling them lets us leap over cultural walls, embrace different experiences, feel what others feel. Elif Shafak builds on this simple idea to argue that fiction can overcome identity politics.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conferen... Read more

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Elif Shafak: Elif Shafak: The politics of fiction

July 19, 2010 (almost 10 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Listening to stories widens the imagination; telling them lets us leap over cultural walls, embrace different experiences, feel what others feel. Elif Shafak builds on this simple idea to argue that fiction can overcome identity politics.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the...

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Ursula Le Guin: A Left-Handed Commencement Address

May 22, 1983 (about 37 years ago)

Ursula K. Le Guin urges the women of the graduating class of 1983 at Mills College to see past the common definitions and notions of success and live life on their own terms.

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Joanne "J.K." Rowling: The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination

June 5, 2008 (about 12 years ago)

Rowling addresses the Harvard graduates of 2008, teaching them important lessons she wished she had known 21 years ago.

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Elif Shafak: The Politics of Fiction

July 1, 2010 (almost 10 years ago)

Elif Shafak talks about how reading books and writing fiction have chnaged her life.

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