Study group bring into dialogue a group of artists and scholars from across the continent who have lived experience with substance-use and a range of current relationships to sobriety and its alternatives. Each session is focused around a theme and one or more readings or videos.
In recovery programs, perhaps by necessity and certainly by design, there is a push to accept received wisdom. But for addict-intellectuals, it’s hard to forfeit critical thinking to recovery. In addiction, connection to the intellectual can become tenuous. It’s easy to lose the relationships and identities that support rigorous critical thinking. Recovery can mean recovering those relationships and identities.
Mythologies of Recovery and The Redemption Narrative
Thursday April 135:30 CST / 6:30pm ESTArt and Exhibition Hall Screening RoomUniversity of Illinois at Chicago400 S. Peoria St. Room 3226 Infernal Grove Study Groups bring together artists and writers with lived experience of drug use who have a range of relationships to sobriety and its alternatives. We started the groups out of thirst for rigorous, …
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Where We’re Calling From
MARCH 18 2023 At YES WE CANNIBAL, BATON ROUGE LA RSVP here or just show up (but please do RSVP) READINGS Jasmine Amussen, “Letter from Arkansas: In the Pines”, 2023 website or pdfRaymond Carver, “Where I’m Calling From,” 1983 website or pdf READING THE TEXT IS NOT A REQUIREMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE DISCUSSION. MODERATORS …
The Infernal Grove @ Yes We Cannibal
YES WE CANNIBAL will be hosting a screening + discussion with EMILY AND COOPER AT THE MEAT MEET SALON! Sunday Jan 22 5:00 eastern /4:00 centralIN PERSON AT 1600 Government Street, Baton RougeON TWITCH HERE *Please note: you need a Twitch account to participate in the conversation. You can sign up here for Twitch. MEAT …