Addressing Violence against Black Women and Girls

From #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter to #SayHerName: Intersectionality and Violence Against Black Women and Girls

Convened by Shatema Threadcraft (Government) and Susan Brison (Philosophy).

Read more at Dartmouth News, here.

Listen to the NHPR interviews, here.

Please visit the full program online, here.

To download the events to your calendar via the College Events calendar (see links below):

July 9 at 4:30pm in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • "Black Feminist Responses to Gender Violence: The Case for Abolition Politics and Praxis"
  • Beth Ritchie (University of Illinois at Chicago)

July 9 at 6pm in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • "From Margin to Center: Our Journeys to Academic Leadership"
  • Laurel Richie (Chair, Board of Trustees, Dartmouth College)

July 11 at 4:30pm in 3 Rockefeller Center

  • "The Future of Black Feminism (In Theory)"
  • Brittney Cooper (Rutgers)

July 18 at 4:30pm in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • "Self-Care as an Act of Political Warfare"
  • Salamishah Tillet Henry (Rutgers)

July 25 at 4:30pm in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • "Presente! On black/trans (im)possibilities of proximity, intimacy, and togetherness"
  • Dora Santana (John Jay College, CUNY)

August 1 at 4:30pm in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • "From #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter to #SayHerName: Centering Black Women and Girls"
  • Kimberle Crenshaw (Columbia University and University of California, LA)

August 8 at 4:30pm in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

  • "Beyond the 'Now': Epistemic Oppression and the 'Common' Sense of Mass Incarceration"
  • Kristie Dotson (Michigan State University)

#SayHerName Summer Speaker Series co-sponsored by Office of the President, Office of the Provost, Office of the Dean of Faculty, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, African and African American Studies, Department of Philosophy, and the Department of Government.