Writing a Philosophy of Death
with Charles Tonderai Mudede
Genres: Nonfiction, Memoir, Essay
Open to all levels
This class will be about death, writing about death, and the history of thinking philosophically about death. Find new or unexpected ways of expressing the one thing we all deeply share in common. We have lost the ones we love, and we also live every day with the full awareness that one day we, too, will be only a memory for those we leave behind.
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Charles Tonderai Mudede
Charles Tonderai Mudede is a Zimbabwean-born writer, filmmaker, and cultural critic. He writes about film, books, music, crime, art, economics, and urban theory for The Stranger. Mudede has made three films, two of which, Police Beat and Zoo, premiered at Sundance, and one, Zoo, was screened at Cannes. Mudede has written for the New York Times, Arcade Journal, Cinema Scope, Ars Electronica, the Village Voice, Radical Urban Theory, and C Theory. Mudede is also on the editorial board for the Black Scholar, which is based at the University of Washington, and between 1999 and 2005, lectured on post-colonial theory at Pacific Lutheran University, and in 2003 published a short book, Last Seen, with Diana George. Mudede has lived in Seattle since 1989.
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