Challenging Everyday Sexism

17 Mar 14

17 March to 17 March
2.00PM - 8.00PM

You are invited to take part in ‘Challenging Everyday Sexism’ – a day of talks, workshops and debate about challenging sexism in public and private life.

Challenging Everyday Sexism is open to all and free to attend.  However, advance registration is required for each session as spaces are limited. To book a place, please complete the Challenging Everyday Sexism booking form here: https://portal.stir.ac.uk/news-events-announ/staff-docs/CES-Booking-Form.pdf

Alternatively, go to the Centre website, click on events and download the booking form. This form should be completed electronically and emailed to communications.media@stir.ac.uk.

The programme
2.00 – 3.45pm:
Plenary: Challenging Everyday Sexism
Speakers: Laura Bates - founder of Everyday Sexism Project and Kezia Dugdale MSP - Scottish Labour and Co-operative MSP for the Lothians Region and Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education.

4.00 – 5.15pm: Workshop: Challenging Street Harassment, Smashing Rape Culture
Presented by Hollaback Edinburgh

4.00 – 5.15pm: Workshop: Blurred Lines? Challenging Porn Culture
Presented by Women’s Support Project

4.00 – 5.15pm: Workshop (men only): Men Challenging Men
Presented by White Ribbon Scotland

4.00 – 5.15pm: Workshop: Sexual Violence Prevention Education
Presented by Rape Crisis Scotland

6.30 – 8.00pm: Plenary: Sex(ism), Identity and Intimacy in a Porn Culture.
Speaker: Gail Dines, Wheelock College, Boston, author of Pornland and founder of Stop Porn Culture.

We look forward to seeing you there!

The conference has been organised by the University’s Centre for Gender & Feminist Studies, with the generous support of the macrobert, the University of Stirling, and the Divisions of Sociology & Social Policy, and Communications, Media & Culture.
http://www.stir.ac.uk/arts-humanities/research/centres/centreforgenderandfeministstudies/

For further information contact: karen.boyle@stir.ac.uk

Venue: macrobert arts centre, University of Stirling

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