Lecture: Female Friendship at San Francisco JCC


Female Friendship:  With Marilyn Yalom and Theresa Donovan Brown

In Conversation with Ellen Sussman

For most women, the bonds of female friendship are sacrosanct. Yalom and Brown, co-authors of The Social Sex, explore the history of female friendship, from the Bible to the Enlightenment to the women’s rights movement, right up to Sex and the City and Broad City. Grab your BFF and join in the celebration of sisterhood!

Marilyn Yalom is a feminist author and historian. She is a senior scholar at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University.

Theresa Donovan Brown is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction. She has written policy speeches for global economic leaders, worked in trading securities, and run a financial communications firm.

Ellen Sussman is the New York Times bestselling author of four novels, A Wedding in Provence, The Paradise Guest House, French Lessons, and On a Night Like This. She is the editor of two critically acclaimed anthologies, Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave and Dirty Words: A Literary Encyclopedia of Sex. She teaches through Stanford Continuing Studies and in private classes.

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