Together with Gaser-Bridge, the Manitoba Writing Project is hosting a small writing workshop entitled Becoming Writers / Unbounded Stories.
When we take time to reflect upon the stories, myths, and attachments that have shaped our identities, we began to recognize the limits to our views of the world. We began to realize that our perspectives alone are incomplete. It is only through connecting with others and sharing stories that we can develop empathy and challenge those limitations. This event is designed out of a passion for the power of artistic expression and a desire to create space for meaningful story writing, sharing, and dialogue.
This workshop will be facilitated by Izzeddin Hawamda. Izzeddin was born and raised in a rural village just outside of the city of Nablus in the West Bank, Palestine. He currently works as a high school teacher and is working toward a Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Manitoba.