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Sexual Harassment and Barriers to Advancement: What Has Changed Since the 1990s?

This event is Day Two of a two-day conference.  Please click here for more information day one, "Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power Film Screening and Q/A with Professor Anita Hill."
About the event: Feminist icon Gloria Steinem once famously remarked that sexual harassment didn’t have a name when she was young –  "it was," she said “just life.” That was before the revelations brought forward by a young Oklahoma law professor named Anita Hill at the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in 1991. Hill’s testimony galvanized a generation of women, and transformed sexual harassment from “just life” to an important part of the American civil rights landscape.
Please join us for this exciting opportunity to hear from Professor Anita Hill.  There will be two panels. One will discuss sexual harassment at work, school, and in the street, while another focuses on the future of women’s leadership. There will also be a lunch at which Professor Hill will offer keynote remarks. 
8:15 am - 9:00 am     Registration and continental breakfast
9:00 am - 10:15 am   Panel Discussion: "Just Life": Sexual Harassment and Rights Mobilization in Work, School, and the Street
· Professor Anita Hill, Brandeis University;
· Professor Catharine MacKinnon, University of Michigan Law School;
· Martha Kanter, former Undersecretary of Education U.S. Department of Education;
· Professor Laura Beth Nielsen, Northwestern University and American Bar Foundation;
· Annie Clark, co-founder End Rape on Campus; and
· Alexandra Brodsky, co-founder KnowYourIX
Moderator: Professor Michele Dauber (Stanford Law School)
10:15 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 12:00 am Panel Two – Women and Leadership
· Professor Anita Hill, Brandeis University;
· Dean Persis Drell, Stanford School of Engineering;
· Professor Shelley Correll, Clayman Institute for Gender Research; and
· United States Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren
Moderator: Professor Andrea Goldsmith (Stanford Electrical Engineering)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Break
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm   Luncheon with keynote remarks by Professor Anita Hill
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm     Break
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Campus Sexual Assault and Title IX: Know Your Rights for Stanford Students
· Annie Clark, co-founder End Rape on Campus
· Alexandra Brodsky, 2L Yale Law School, co-founder KnowYourIX
Click here for more information about the Title IX: Know Your Rights event.
Sponsors: Stanford University Office of the President; Office of the Provost; Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education; Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education; The Clayman Institute for Gender Research; Stanford Law School; School University of Medicine; and Stanford Graduate School of Business



Thursday, October 16, 2014. 08:15AM


Paul Brest Hall