Dec 11, 2009 | 6:30PM
James Room
4th Floor Barnard Hall

Grace Paley: Speaking Truth to Power
Yvette Christiansë, Ynestra King, Nancy Kricorian, Amy Swerdlow, and a member of the Center for Immigrant Families Collective


On Grace Paley's birthday, we present a conversation exploring how imagination, truthtelling, and courageous action flow out of Paley's life and work. A prolific writer, Paley's fiction highlights the everyday struggles of women, what she calls "a history of everyday life." In addition to her writing, Paley was also a committed activist, passionate about numerous issues, including women's rights, the Vietnam War, nuclear non-proliferation, and most recently, the war in Iraq. Her death in 2007 … Read more