PEN World Voices Festival | The Female Flâneur: Reclaiming the City

The 19th-century symbol of modern city life was always a man. How do women on their own negotiate the city streets? From New York to Paris, Tokyo to Lagos, and Nairobi to San Francisco, three acclaimed writers discuss the perils and pleasures of navigating the city. With Lauren Elkin, Vivian Gornick, and Sarah Ladipo Manyika. Moderated by Joanna Scutts.











When: Tue., May 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
212-873-3400
Price: Free, reservation required
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The 19th-century symbol of modern city life was always a man. How do women on their own negotiate the city streets? From New York to Paris, Tokyo to Lagos, and Nairobi to San Francisco, three acclaimed writers discuss the perils and pleasures of navigating the city. With Lauren Elkin, Vivian Gornick, and Sarah Ladipo Manyika. Moderated by Joanna Scutts.