Texas Tech University

Texas Tech to Host Anita Hill

Lucy Greenberg

September 19, 2023

Hill’s lecture will explore civil rights, Title IX and overcoming adversity.

MEDIA – Hill will be available for media interviews from 6:40-6:55 p.m. the day of the lecture.
RSVP for an interview by Sept. 22 with Lucy Greenberg in the Office of Communications & Marketing.

WHAT:  Anita Hill will deliver a lecture entitled “Speaking Truth to Power” at Texas Tech University

WHEN:  7 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 26)

WHERE:  Texas Tech's Allen Theatre, 15th Street & Akron Avenue 

Anita Hill
Anita Hill

EVENT:  “Speaking Truth to Power” will explore civil rights, Title IX and overcoming adversity. Hill will address how these issues impact organizations and individuals. 

Hill received her juris doctorate from Yale Law School in 1980. She began her career in private practice in Washington D.C. She went on to work for the U.S. Education Department and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In 1989, Hill became the first African American to be tenured at the University of Oklahoma's School of Law where she taught contracts and commercial law. 

Hill advises on class action workplace discrimination cases for Cohen Milstein. 

She has appeared on Good Morning America, Meet the Press, The Today Show, The Tavis Smiley Show and Larry King Live. She also has been published in TIME, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Boston Globe and Ms. Magazine. Hill has authored three books: “Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence,” “Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race and Finding Home” and “Speaking Truth to Power.”

The lecture at Texas Tech is hosted by the Office of the Dean of Students, Office for Student Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct, Women's & Gender Studies, Texas Tech University School of Law and Campus Access & Engagement.

The campus community and the public are encouraged to RSVP to the lecture.


CONTACT:  Alex Faris
Pregnancy and parenting liaison, Office for Student Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct, Texas Tech University
(806) 834-3420