September 21, 2015
WHAT: “Yes Means Yes: A Campus Climate Q&A with Annie and Andrea (founders of End Rape on Campus)” and film screening of “The Hunting Ground”
WHEN: Tuesday (Sept. 22)
WHERE: Allen Theatre, Student Union Building, Texas Tech University
The Risk Intervention and Safety Education (RISE) office, Honors College and Women’s Studies Program will welcome Annie Clark and Andrea Pino, former student activists and founders of the nonprofit organization End Rape on Campus, for a Q&A session on how to address the complicated problem of sexual assault on college campuses.
Prior to the 8 p.m. Q&A session, a showing of “The Hunting Ground” will begin at 6 p.m. in the Allen Theatre. The film is a documentary about rape on college campuses, and Clark and Pino are featured.
The End Rape on Campus organization helps guide student survivors through the sexual assault reporting process and provides information about legal resources with the goals of justice, empowerment, education and reform.
The event is free with a valid Texas Tech ID.
For more information, visit the RISE website.
CONTACT: Keira Williams, assistant professor, Honors College, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-6003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Started in 1981, the Women's Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program that examines the cultural and social construction of gender, explores the history, experiences and contributions of women to society, and studies the influences of gender on the lives of women and men. The program emphasizes critical thinking across disciplines vital to success during and following formal education.
Texas Tech offers a minor in Women's Studies. Goals of the minor include helping students interpret concepts of gender and gendered identities in different social, cultural and political contexts.
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