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Schedule | Anita Hill 20 Years Later


  • The Conference Schedule remains in formation and may continue to adjust.
    All speakers listed are confirmed.  Please check back here for updates.

    Both the conference and performance will be held at Hunter College
    The conference will be held at General Assembly Hall, located in the
    Hunter North Building. The performance will be held at the Kaye Playhouse

    • Saturday, October 15, 2011
      • 8:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration opensNorth Lobby at Hunter College East 69th Street
        between Park and Lexington Avenues
      • 8:30 am - 5:00 pmDoors open for conference
      • 9:30 am - 9:45 amCONFERENCE STARTAmy Richards, Soap Box
        Deborah Slaner Larkin, USTA Serves
        Excerpts from Sex and Justice
            (feature length documentary by Julian Schlossberg)
        Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Author, Conference Co-Chair
      • 9:45 am - 11:15 amSESSION 1: WITNESSES: What Happened?Dorothy J. Samuels, The New York Times; Moderator
        Lani Guinier, Harvard Law School
        Catharine A. MacKinnon, University of Michigan Law School
        Charles Ogletree, Harvard Law School
        Judith Resnik, Yale Law School
        Jamia Wilson, Women’s Media Center
      • 11:30 am - 1:00 pmSESSION 2: RESPONDERS:
        What Does Anita Hill Mean To You?
        Pat Mitchell, The Paley Center for Media; Moderator
        Rha Goddess, Move the Crowd
        Melissa Harris-Perry, Tulane University
        Emily May, Hollaback!
        Ai-Jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance
        Joanne N. Smith, Girls for Gender Equality
      • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmLunch BreakDuring the lunch break, join one of these provocative and timely conversations hosted by conference co-sponsors:

        A. 20 years later, what can we do about sexual harassment in schools and the streets? — Sponsored by American Association of University Women (AAUW), Girls for Gender Equity (GGE), Stop Street Harassment (SSH)

        B. Sex, Power and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, — Sponsored by Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS)

        C. What can the movement to end street harassment learn from the movement to end workplace harassment? — Sponsored by Hollaback!

        D. Radical Hospitality for Women Authoring Change: Building a “New Girls’ Network” to Support Women Writers Who Speak Truth to Power, — Hosted by Hedgebrook: Women Authoring Change ­

        E. Why We Should Care About Military Women, — Sponsored by Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) ­­

        F. Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in Schools, — Sponsored by ACLU Women’s Rights Project

        G. Leveraging Social Media to Impact Social Change, — Sponsored by National Center for Research on Women (NCRW)

        H. The Victories of Young Women, Gender Non-Conforming, and Queer Folks who are Challenging Discrimination in the Criminal/Legal Systems, — Sponsored by Third Wave Foundation

        I. Teaching Intersectionality: The Importance of Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies – Sponsored by Hunter College’s Women and Gender Studies Program
      • 2:30 pm - 2:45 pmRECONVENEGreeting: Jennifer Raab, Hunter College

        Introduction of Honoree Anita Hill:
        Patricia J. Williams, Columbia University; Conference Organizing Committee


        Anita Hill, Brandeis University
        Patricia J. Williams, Columbia University
      • 3:45 pm - 5:30 pmSESSION 3: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED IN 20 YEARS
        & WHAT COMES NEXT?
        Kathleen Peratis, Outten & Golden, LLP. (Moderator)
        Devon Carbado, UCLA School of Law
        Kimberlé Crenshaw, The African American Policy Network
        Gloria Steinem, Co-founder of Ms. Magazine
        Virginia Valian, Hunter College
        Julie Zeilinger, FBomb
      • 5:30 pm - 5:35 pmCONFERENCE CLOSINGVita Rabinowitz, Hunter College
      • 5:45 pm - 6:30 pmBook signing with Anita hill
      • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmDoors open for performanceThe performance will be held at the Kaye Playhouse
      • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmPERFORMANCE: “SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER”A performance Co-Curated by Eve Ensler and Purva Panday Cullman.
        Featuring works and/or performance by:
        Edwidge Danticat
        Asali Devan Ecclesiastes
        Eve Ensler
        Deborah Copaken Kogan
        Lisa Kron
        Lynn Nottage
        Olivia Oguma
        Mary Oliver
        Kevin Powell
        Anika Noni Rose
        Hope Anita Smith


  • Saturday • October 15, 2011 • NYC

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