Graphic Witness: The #MeToo Movement
In October 2017, the conversation about sexual violence changed. The scale of people sharing "MeToo” on social media brought a new level of visibility to the perennial problem of sexual harassment, assault, and rape in women’s lives. This talk will explore the intersectional feminist histories underlying the “MeToo” movement and pose questions about the testimonial trajectories (actual and potential) of women’s accounts of harm in a public sphere primed to doubt and discredit them.
Apr 21, 12:45–1:45 PM
Mar 17, 4:30–6 PMThe Legacy of Whiteness in Multiracial Ireland and Irish America
Are immigrants as welcome in Ireland as citizens claim? Newhouse Fellow Sarah Townsend unearths the secret history of Irish-American assimilation that haunts race relations in Ireland today.Event Date:Tuesday, March 17, 2020 -4:30pm to 6:00pm