An Evening with Gloria Steinem highlights Spring 2019 Cultural Events Programs at HVCC
Hudson Valley Community College is pleased to announce An Evening with Gloria Steinem on Friday, April 5, in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre on the Troy campus. English Department Chairwoman Maria Palmara will interview Steinem on stage during the 7:30 p.m. program that will include time for questions from the audience. Additional featured speakers this spring will be writer Jamaica Kincaid and David Diemer, who survived the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu and now teaches strategies for civilian preparedness.
A leading voice for equality for women since the late 1960s, Steinem is a writer, lecturer, political activist and feminist organizer. She is particularly interested in such issues as gender roles, child abuse as roots of violence, non-violent conflict resolution, the cultures of indigenous peoples, and organizing across boundaries for peace and justice. Steinem is the author of the bestsellers “My Life on the Road,” “Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem,” “Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions,” and “Moving Beyond Words,” and was a co-founder of Ms. magazine. She lives in New York City. General admission tickets for this exclusive presentation by the college’s Cultural Affairs Program are limited and available at https://gloriasteinemhvcc.brownpapertickets.com for $15 each (plus service fee).