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#ME TOO: A Conversation with Tarana Burke

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Cubberley Auditorium

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Institute for Diversity in the Arts invites you to a special evening exploring the arts and social justice

Tuesday May 29, 2018

#metoo: An evening with Tarana Burke

Cubberley Auditorium


Open to the public

Tarana Burke is an African American civil rights activist, who In 2006 began using the phrase "Me Too", to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual abuse and assault in society.  The phrase has since developed into a broader movement, following the 2017 use of #MeToo as a hashtag following the year’s biggest sexual abuse allegations. Tarana Burke will be joined in conversation by Alisa Bierria, PhD, current University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of California, Berkeley

This event will be part of IDA’s spring course called “Art + Community: Division, Resilience and Reconciliation”. The class encourages students to practice how they find commonality and build community in ways that address privilege, redress harm, and imagine new futures.

This course and event is funded through the generous support of the Dean of Humanities and Sciences, the Vice President for the Arts, the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.

We thank our esteemed collaborators and co-sponsors: the Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity, African + African American Studies, Women’s Community Center, Stanford Live!, El Centro Chicano y Latino, Markaz, Black Cultural Services Center, Asian American Activities Center, Students for a Sustainable Stanford, Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Residential Education, Institutional Equity and Access.

NOTICE FOR OUR GUESTS: Cubberley auditorium is an accessible venue with a ramp and elevator access to all floors. There is an all-gender restroom on the first floor that will be available before, during and after the event.

Event Sponsor: 
Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, The Markaz, African & African American Studies, Asian American Activities Center, Stanford Arts, Women's Community Center, Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA), Black Community Services Center
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