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Stephen E. King Chair Lecture: “Graphic Witness: Testimony, Confession, and the #MeToo Movement”

October 30, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

| Free

Presented by Leigh Gilmore, a Distinguished Visiting Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies at Wellesley College. She is the author of “Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About their Lives,” “The Limits of Autobiography: Trauma and Testimony,” “Autobiographics: A Feminist Theory of Women’s Self-Representation,” and co-author with Elizabeth Marshall of “Witnessing Girlhood: Life Writing, Trauma, and Childhood.” She writes for NPR’s “The Conversation” and “Cognoscenti” and has appeared widely as a guest analyst of the #MeToo movement.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Details

Date:
October 30, 2018
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Minsky Recital Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Phone:
207.581.4721

Organizer

Caroline Bicks
Email:
caroline.bicks@maine.edu