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Rhodessa Jones presents "Creative Survival: Art and Activism for the 21st Century"

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 4:30pm

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Film Forum
430 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Activist, Actress, Director, and Writer Rhodessa Jones will present, “Creative Survival: Art and Activism for the 21st Century” on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in the Film Forum, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

This talk is free and open to the public.

Jones is Co-Artistic Director of the San Francisco acclaimed
performance company Cultural Odyssey. She is an actress, teacher, singer, and writer, and is also the Director of the award- winning "Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women", a performance workshop that is designed to achieve personal and social transformation with incarcerated women.

In 2017, Jones was named a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth University.

Additionally, Jones has been selected as a Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of 1956 Visiting Professor at Cornell University, commencing on July 1, 2017, for a period of three years. She is also a Visiting Professor in the Cornell Department of Performing and Media Arts.

 

Event Type

Lecture

Departments

Department of Performing and Media Arts

Tags

cascal, caspma, mical, cashum

Website

https://pma.cornell.edu/content/rhode...

Hashtag

#CUatTheSchwartz

Contact E-Mail

cindy.greco@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Cindy K. Greco

Open To

the public

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