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    Kathy Brown interviewed on WHYY's Radio Times

    APC & GSWS Director Kathy Brown was interviewed today about the Penn Slavery Project by Marty Moss-Coane on WHYY's Radio Times  - listen to the interview In 2016, several major universities founded in the colonial-era opened up about historic connections to slavery. At the time, the University of Pennsylvania released a statement saying it had examined its own past and “found no direct university involvement with slavery or the slave trade.” But this year a group of faculty and students called the Penn Slavery Project released research that 75 of the school’s early trustees, including...
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    A Conversation between Anita Hill and Kimberlé Crenshaw. Sexual Harassment from Congressional Testimony to the #MeToo Movement.

    The Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality and Women is hosting a public event on 10 October 2018: A Conversation between Anita Hill and Kimberlé Crenshaw. Sexual Harassment from Congressional Testimony to the #MeToo Movement. Held during the week of the 28th anniversary of the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, this event provides a historical context for and discussion of the current movements against sexual harassment. With Penn’s own Dorothy Roberts acting as moderator, the event brings together three of the most distinguished African American gender and legal scholars.   Stay tune for more details.