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I am Lucrece: Rethinking Sexual Violence

Text of date and time of I am Lucrece: Rethinking Sexual Violence event
 

How might Shakespeare’s “The Rape of Lucrece” shed light on current conversations about “rape culture” in the United States and on college campuses?  Offered in conjunction with a series of performances of this Shakespeare classic, the Urban Democracy Lab has invited New York Magazine writer Vanessa Grigoriadis, activist, Columbia graduate and SAFER board member Marybeth Seitz-Brown, and NYU Associate Faculty member Cyd Cipolla to discuss the movement against campus sexual assault and what it tells us about women’s voices — and continued silencing — in the public sphere.

We will continue the discussion at #iamlucrece