Northwestern University

Mon 5:00 PM

Keyword: Consent

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

Where: Kresge Hall, Trienens (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

One Book One Northwestern 2018-19

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:  Erin Clark (Director of CARE), Mary Dietz (Gender & Sexuality Studies/ Political Science), Leslie M. Harris (History), Scott De Orio (Gender & Sexuality Studies/ History), and Serene Singh (SHAPE).

Moderated by Helen Thompson (English).

This event is a part of the One Book One Northwestern series, which revolves around Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.

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