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Keyword: Consent

When: Monday, October 15, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Central

Where: Kresge Hall, Trienens Forum (Room 1-515), 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Eliot Colin   847.491.5871

Group: Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Co-Sponsor: One Book One Northwestern

Category: Lectures & Meetings


A panel of scholars, educators, and activists will discuss the multiple, contested meanings of the keyword “consent” from the vantages of the history of intimate violence in American slavery, political theory, contemporary jurisprudence, feminism, queer studies, and Title IX at Northwestern and beyond.

Panelists:  Carrie Wachter (CARE), Mary Dietz (Gender & Sexuality Studies/ Political Science), Leslie M. Harris (History), Scott De Orio (Gender & Sexuality Studies/ History), and Serene Singh (SHAPE). Moderator: Helen Thompson (English).

This Keyword Series is organized in collaboration with One Book One Northwestern, whose featured book in 2018-19 is Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.

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