Monday, March 21, 2016

“SOVEREIGNTY OF THE SOUL: NATIVE WOMEN AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE”: Lecture by Sarah Deer (Reception to follow)

TOMORROW, TUES 3/22, 4pm-5pm EUC Maple Room
with Reception to Follow in the EUC Phillips Room
More info below, on WGS website and on Facebook

MacArthur Fellow, Sarah Deer will be giving a lecture in March! Sarah Deer is a legal scholar and advocate leveraging her deep understanding of tribal and federal law to develop policies and legislation that empower tribal nations to protect Native American women from the pervasive and intractable problem of sexual and domestic violence. – See more

Professor Sarah Deer’s advocacy for victims of crime has been instrumental in reforming federal law to protect Native women from sexual violence by empowering tribal nations and developing coalitions to improve federal and tribal cooperation.

A reception will follow the lecture at 5pm in the EUC Phillps Room.

Co-sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Engagement at UNCG and Sexual Violence Campus Advocacy

Please contact the Women’s & Gender Studies Program at (e-mail is preferred method) or 336-334-4323 at least one week prior to the event to request disability accommodations. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations. 

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