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Solomon and Clement’s exchange on PEN Charter

© Jennifer Clement / Andrew Solomon
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© Jennifer Clement / Andrew Solomon

Solomon and Clement’s exchange on PEN Charter

Screenshot of an email exchange between Jennifer Clement, president of PEN International (2015-), and Andrew Solomon, president of the American Centre (2015-18) that took place on 22 May 2016, in which changes are suggested to paragraph three of PEN International’s Charter: adding the words “religious, gender, sexual orientation” to the list of hatreds PEN members must pledge to do their upmost to dispel. This discussion took place in preparation for the 82nd PEN International Congress in Ourense, Spain, which took place from 26 September to 2 October 2016 and was titled Building literary bridges.

Solomon and Clement’s exchange on PEN Charter

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Intercambio entre Solomon y Clement sobre el Acta constitutiva de PEN

Captura de pantalla de un intercambio de correos electrónicos entre Jennifer Clement, presidenta de PEN Internacional (2015-), y Andrew Solomon, presidente del Centro Estadounidense (2015-18), que tuvo lugar el 22 de mayo de 2016, y en el que se sugieren cambios en el tercer párrafo del Acta constitutiva de PEN Internacional: la incorporación de las palabras «religión, género y orientación sexual» a la lista de odios que los miembros de PEN deben comprometerse a disipar. La discusión tuvo lugar durante la preparación del 82o Congreso de PEN Internacional en Ourense, España, que tuvo lugar del 26 de septiembre al 2 de octubre de 2016, y se tituló Building literary bridges.

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22/05/2016

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