The Laura C. Harris Series welcomes Kathy Crutcher, executive director of Shout Mouse Press, to give a reading of young writers’ books. Crutcher, founder and executive director of Shout Mouse Press, has been mentoring young writers since 2003 and is passionate about empowering others to tell their stories. She loves words and loves to teach. She has been pursuing this love all over the place, from elementary schools in rural Japan to college classrooms in the American South to inner-city high schools in Washington, DC, with many different communities: adult literacy learners, refugees, gifted writers, reluctant writers, kids, teens, college students, those who’ve written many stories, and those who are writing their very first stories.
Denison University’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program, in coordination with academic department and student organization partners, presents the 2016-2017 Laura C. Harris Series. The year-long series will host speakers and artists to discuss the theme “Making Just Democracies?” which seeks an emergence of dialogue and action that work toward democratizing subjects and objects – natures and cultures – into a collective embrace.