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Conner Gordon

Conner was a Graduate Fellow at the Prindle Institute from 2016-2018. and a 2016 graduate of DePauw University. Conner's writing focuses on memory, politics and culture. He also has interests in literature and photography.

Whiteness and Go Set a Watchman

The release of author Harper Lee’s long-awaited second novel, Go Set a Watchman, has sparked controversy even before hitting the shelves. Central among these controversies is the revelation that Watchman’s Atticus Finch, a celebrated character from Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, is portrayed as a harsh racist, more akin to the Ku Klux Klan than the defense against racism with … Continue reading "Whiteness and Go Set a Watchman"
15 Jul 2015
Conner Gordon