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FWD: Disrupting the Script

From: Paul
Sent on: Thursday, March 15, 2012 12:07 AM

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Dear Friends of the Feminist Sexual Ethics Project,

In just a week and a half, we will be gathering for a remarkable conversation on how to ensure that all rape complainants have their cases judged on the merits, rather than tainted by harmful racial-sexual stereotypes. The conference is centered around a powerful theatrical performance. Panelists from the areas of law, religion, literature, psychology, and performance will help audience members find new ways to ensure that our criminal justice system is truly just.

Some of you live at great distance, indeed, as far away as Ghana, Lebanon, Norway, and Germany. But perhaps you know people in New England or New York to whom you can forward this announcement.

In addition, we will be videotaping parts of the conference, which we will be posting to the Feminist Sexual Ethics website. Thus, you will be able to view some of it after the event.

For those who are able to participate directly in the conversation, please register so that we can plan for seating and for the reception.
 Best wishes,

Bernadette J. Brooten
Director, Feminist Sexual Ethics Project
Robert and Myra Kraft and Jacob Hiatt Professor of Christian Studies
Professor of Classical Studies, of Women's and Gender Studies, and of Religious Studies
Brandeis University

Disrupting the Script: 
Raising to Legal Consciousness Sexual Assaults on Black Women
Convened by Anita F. Hill and Bernadette J. Brooten
Monday, March 19, 2012
12:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Levin Ballroom, Usdan Student Center
Wheelchair accessible
Brandeis University
Sponsored by the Feminist Sexual Ethics Project
Free and open to the public
 Please go to 
to read more about the conference



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