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Friday, October 21 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Gender, Race, Class and Violence: What’s Intersectionality Got to Do with it?

Join an intimate, far-ranging, impassioned conversation to explore the broad range of systemic oppressions that still bedevil our social order and how they translate into perpetuating gender violence. How do overlapping/intersecting identities relate to structures of domination and discrimination? What are the most effective interventions? With: Eve Ensler, world-renowned feminist activist and playwright; Kimberlé Crenshaw, leading scholar and influential founder of intersectional theory, co-founder/Executive Director of the African American Policy Forum.


Workshop Speakers
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Kimberlé Crenshaw

Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia, co-founder/Executive Director of the African American Policy Forum, and founder/Executive Director of the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies at Columbia Law School, is a leading authority on Civil Rights, Black feminist legal theory, Critical Race Theory, and race, racism and the law. Her groundbreaking work on “Intersectionality” has been highly... Read More →
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Eve Ensler

V-Day
Eve Ensler, Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, and activist, is the author of many plays, including, most famously, The Vagina Monologues, which has been performed in over 140 countries. She is the founder of V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls, which has raised over $100 million and generated slews of highly effective anti-violence programs around the world. V-Day’s most recent global campaign was the... Read More →

Friday October 21, 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium (VMA)