Starting Date: 09-24-2007
Starting Time: 7:30pm
New College Cultural Center
766 Valencia St.
San Francisco, California 94110
Author Rebecca Solnit: Writer as Activist
7:30 pm Monday 9/24/07
New College of California Activism & Social Change Event
New College Culture Center, 766 Valencia Street
Rebecca Solnit is a writer, historian, and activist. Her books include A Book of Migrations: Some Passages in Ireland(1997), Hollow City: The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism (2000), As Eve Said to the Serpent: On Landscape, Gender, and Art (2001), and Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities(2006).
Modeled after one of the most popular courses ever taught at Harvard, this course open to the public will bring some of the most original and successful activists of our day into conversation with students and others to explore how an engaged, compassionate, transformative life is possible.
Geographical Scope: Metro