Race, Gender and the Law: Anita Hill in Conversation with Imani Perry
Thursday, November 14, 2019
*This will be a ticketed event. Please see below for information on how to obtain a free ticket. *
Anita Hill is University Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis University. She is Of Counsel in Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll’s Civil Rights & Employment Practice group. In December, 2017 she was named as the chair of the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace, formed to combat sexual harassment across the entertainment industry. Professor Hill’s books include Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race and Finding Home (2011) and her autobiography Speaking Truth to Power (1997). She also co-edited, with Emma Coleman Jordan, Race, Gender and Power in America: The Legacy of the Hill-Thomas Hearings (1995). Professor Hill’s commentary, which has been published in TIME, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Ms. Magazine, includes a September, 2018 column in The New York Times addressing how the Senate Judiciary Committee should conduct the Kavanaugh hearings to avoid the mistakes of the 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings.
Imani Perry is Princeton’s Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies and faculty associate in the Program in Law and Public Affairs and Gender and Sexuality Studies. She has written and taught on a number of topics regarding race and African American culture. Professor Perry has published five books, including Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant Life of Lorraine Hansberry (2018); Vexy Thing: On Gender and Liberation (2018) and Breathe: A Letter to My Sons (2019).
Free Ticket Required – Only tickets issued for the November 14th lecture will be accepted. Tickets for Princeton University students will be distributed at the Frist Campus Center Ticket Office beginning at 12pm on Wednesday, November 6, while supplies last. Distribution for Staff/Faculty will begin Thursday, November 7 at 12pm, while supplies last. Students and Staff/Faculty may present up to 2 TigerCards (University ID) and receive 1 ticket per TigerCard. General Public Tickets will be available starting at 12 pm on Friday, November 8 online at tickets.princeton.edu or through the Frist Campus Center Ticket Office, with a limit of two tickets per person.
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