Navigating Histories of Injustice: Race, Gender, and Anti-Rape Activism in the 1970s

Monday, March 4, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
Venue: JO 4.122
Admission: Free
Season: 2018-19


The School of Arts and Humanities announces

Dr. Catherine Jacquet - Candidate for Assistant Professor in U.S. History – Women’s and/or Gender History

Dr. Jacquet’s talk will be Monday, March 4 at 2:00 p.m. in JO 4.122.

Navigating Histories of Injustice: Race, Gender, and Anti-Rape Activism in the 1970s

Catherine Jacquet is assistant professor of history and women’s and gender studies at Louisiana State University, where she teaches courses in U.S. history, women’s history, the history of sexuality, black feminism, and LGBTQ activism.

Dr. Jacquet’s book, The Injustices of Rape: How Activists Responded to Sexual Violence, 1950-1980, will be published by the University of North Carolina Press in Fall 2019. Her research has appeared in The Journal of Women’s History and Radical History Review. In 2016 she was guest curator for the exhibit Confronting Violence, Improving Women’s Lives at the National Library of Medicine.


For more information contact:
Beth Young

972-883-2984


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