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A GLIDE Talk with Rhodessa Jones and Lateefah Simon
Date Friday January 08
Time 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
GLIDE Memorial Church, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorDenise Lamott
Emailechan [at]
Address330 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

A GLIDE Talk with Rhodessa Jones and Lateefah Simon. Join us! GLIDE is proud to continue its thought leaders’ series in partnership with the members of the Society for Classical Studies with acclaimed storyteller, interdisclipinary artist and social justice activist Rhodessa Jones who joins champion of criminal justice reform and social change visionary Lateefah Simon in conversation at GLIDE’s Sanctuary on Friday, January 8.

This discussion between two respected thinkers will touch on topics such as women, incarceration, stigma of HIV/AIDS, expressive arts, violence, healing and recovery, mythology and social justice following a special performance from The Medea Project: Theatre for Incarcerated Women/HIV Circle. This performance represents an unique opportunity to gather different approaches to myth. We hope that exciting new perspectives on the contemporary power of myth are generated by bringing classicists, performers and social activists together.

Friday, January 8, 2016 at GLIDE, 330 Ellis St. (at Taylor), San Francisco
7:00–8:00 pm: Opening Reception
8:00–8:30 pm: The Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women/HIV Circle performance
8:30–9:30 pm: GLIDE Talk + Q&A
For more information: 415.674.6060 | echan [at]

GLIDE and members of the Society for Classical Studies would like to thank the following sponsors for their support: Lambda Classical Caucus, Mary-Kay Gamel (Vice-President for Outreach) at Women’s Classical Caucus and Classics Departments at Hamilton College, Princeton University, San Francisco State University, Stanford University, University of California Berkeley, University of California Los Angeles.

Cost: Free - RSVP:
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