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|Susan Griffin in conversation with Kate Raphael: How War Erodes and Destroys Democracies|
|Date||Sunday May 21|
|Time||3:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
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|Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline St., Berkeley (Ashby BART Station), CA.|
|Organizer/Author||Betty Traynor - WILPF|
SUSAN GRIFFIN IN CONVERSATION WITH KATE RAPHAEL:
HOW WAR ERODES AND DESTROYS DEMOCRACIES
The East Bay and San Francisco branches of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) present author Susan Griffin in this second of four Peace Talks presented by WILPF. She will talk on “How War Erodes and Destroys Democracies” and what concerned citizens in this country can do to turn the tide toward peace and justice. Griffin will be in conversation with Kate Raphael, author and producer of KPFA’s Women’s Magazine, on Sunday, May 21st, from 3-5pm at the Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline St., Berkeley (Ashby BART Station).
All are welcome, wheelchair accessible, refreshments.
Susan Griffin is a celebrated author and Pulitzer Prize finalist, a poet and an Emmy award-winning playwright. Whether pairing ecology and gender in her foundational work Woman and Nature, or the private life with the targeting of civilians in A Chorus of Stones, she sheds a new light on many contemporary issues, including climate change, war, colonialism, the body, democracy, and terrorism. She has recently completed a novel about global warming and the creative process, called The Ice Dancer’s Tale, and is concluding a long poem about the Mississippi River. See her web page at http://www.susangriffin.com
The Peace Talk series is presented by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, East Bay and San Francisco branches. See our web page:
WILPFEastBay.org or WILPFSF.org. The series is free. Donations accepted.
For more information, contact Annie at 510 501-6439 or wilpf [at] wilpfeastbay.org.