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Memorial for Gloria E. Anzaldúa
Date Sunday June 13
Time 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Details
3543 18th St, SF
Event Type Vigil/Ritual
Organizer/AuthorJovida Guevara-Ross
Public Memorial for Gloria E. Anzaldúa, 1942 - 2004.

This memorial will be a gathering for those who loved Gloria: personally, politically, professionally, sisterly, queerly, academically, etc. We will come together, share food and community and speak from our hearts about the life and the passing of our beloved Gloria. For those interested, we will also create an altar for Gloria.

Internationally recognized cultural theorist and creative writer, Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa, passed away on May 15 from diabetes-related complications. She was 61 years old. A versatile author, Anzaldúa published poetry, theoretical essays, short stories, autobiographical narratives, interviews, children's books, and multigenre anthologies. As one of the first openly lesbian Chicana authors, Anzaldúa played a major role in redefining contemporary Chicano/a and lesbian/queer identities.wanting a place to mourn and celebrate Gloria's life.
Added to the calendar on Thursday May 27th, 2004 11:32 AM
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