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WBUR CitySpace: Cognoscenti Presents

WBUR CitySpace: Cognoscenti Presents

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - 6:30PM ET
Event address: 
WBUR CitySpace
890 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Cognoscenti presents: Redefining motherhood for the 21st century

Grab your parents, siblings, friends and mentors for an evening celebrating the power of mothers in honor of Mother’s Day. Cognoscenti, WBUR’s ideas and opinion page, presents an inspiring evening of readings, performances and conversations about the shifting perception of motherhood, from the invisible costs of caregiving to surviving the world of mommy influencers and more. Radio Boston host Tiziana Dearing emcees.

Featured speakers and performers 
Kate Baer — poet and author, “And Yet,” “I Hope This Finds You Well” and “What Kind of Woman”

Chelsea Conaboy — author, “Mother Brain: How Neuroscience is Rewriting the Story of Parenthood”

Angela Garbes — author, “Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change”

Sara Petersen — author, “Momfluenced: Inside the Maddening, Picture-Perfect World of Mommy Influencer Culture”