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Virtual: An Evening with Iconic Actor and Activist Geena Davis

Presented by Hudson Library & Historical Society at Online/Virtual Space

Jan 18 2023
Virtual: An Evening with Iconic Actor and Activist Geena Davis

On Wednesday, January 18 at 7 p.m. the Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with two-time Academy Award winner, Geena Davis.

On Wednesday, January 18 at 7 p.m. the Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with two-time Academy Award winner, Geena Davis, who will discuss her new book, Dying of Politeness: A Memoir. Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as, “an engaging literary debut” and an “entertaining and ebullient memoir,” Davis gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at her acting career, as well as her journey to become an advocate for gender equality and opportunity, both on and off screen. This event is supported by the Libby Walker Women’s Studies Lecture Series.  

At three years old, Geena Davis announced she was going to be in the movies. Now, with a slew of memorable roles under her belt, such as Thelma in Thelma & Louise, Dottie Hinson in A League of Their Own, and Mackenzie Allen in the TV series Commander in Chief, she has certainly surpassed her childhood dream. Davis details the surprising tale of her “journey to badassery”—from her

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