Sexual Harassment Culture in Higher Education is a workshop-lecture facilitating a discussion about sexual harassment as a culture that influences student & staff experience
The event will include presentations from speakers and conversations between all attendees. We hope to raise awareness, promote activism and collaboration on tackling sexual harassment culture in higher education, and highlighting available support and care services. This event is free and has been organised by Gender, Media and Culture MA students and is hosted by the Centre for Feminist Research.
Dr. Tiffany Page
Goldsmiths, University of London
Dr. Tiffany Page, co-founder of The 1752 Group, will be discussing her research on staff-student sexual misconduct and institutionalised sexism in higher education. The 1752 Group is a UK based lobby group that seeks to end staff-to-student sexual misconduct in higher education.
Dr. Vanita Sundaram
University of York
Dr. Vanita Sundaram is a Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of York who has conducted research regarding sexual education and sexual harassment in schools and higher education. Some of her current research topics include ‘lad cultures’ in higher education as well as models to challenge sexual violence in and at universities.
Gender & Media MA Student; University of Sussex
Susuana Amoah was the NUS Women’s Officer (2014-2016) who campaigned to overturn the use of the Zellick Guidelines when handling sexual assault and sexual harassment cases within higher education institutions. She is currently a Gender & Media MA student at the University of Sussex where she additionally acts as the Student Union’s Consent Campaign Facilitator.
Gal-dem - Creative Feminist Magazine generated by Women of Colour
Zahra Dalilah is a writer who contributes to Gal-dem, writing on a number of issues for women of colour, and was shortlisted for the Ending Violence Against Women Media Awards in 2016 for her article ‘Nate Parker Defenders: Racism is Real, but so is Rape Culture’.
Laura Gomez & Niamh Nidhomhnaill
Laura Gomez is a helpline coordinator from North London Rape Crisis Solace Women’s Aid, and Niamh Nidhomhnaill, a sexual violence caseworker from Galop, the LGBT+ anti-violence charity, will be joining the conversation to provide information about their support services to attendees.
16:00-16:10: Introduction from CFR/ GMC Chairs
16.10-16.25: Presentation: Dr. Vanita Sundaram
16.25-16.40: Presentation: Dr. Tiffany Page
16.40-17.15: Questions & Dialogue w/ Dr. Sundaram & Dr.Page
17.30-17.45: Presentation: Susuana Amoah
17.45-18.00: Presentation: Zahra Dalilah
18.00-18.35: Questions & Dialogue w/ Susuana & Zahra
18.35-18.50: Information from North London Rape Crisis & Galop
18.50-19.00: End Notes from GMC Chairs
Dates & times
|21 Mar 2017||4:00pm - 7:00pm|
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