Friday, 19 July 2013

Eleventh Annual Teach-In: The Rape Crisis

You are cordially invited to attend the Eleventh Annual Teach-In hosted by the Department of Political and International Studies.

Venue: Barratt Lecture Theatre 1

Dates:   Monday 22nd  - Friday 26th July

Time:     13:00 - 14:00 daily

THE ANNUAL TEACH-IN takes the form of a week of public lectures hosted by the Department of Political and International Studies.

These lectures bring a particular issue of interest and concern in the public sphere to the attention of the University and the wider community

Monday 22 July - Ms Lisa Vetten, Independent Researcher - "When men man up and vulnerable women are protected: The gender politics of rape and risk in South Africa"

Tuesday 23 July - Prof Pumla Gqola, Associate Professor of African Literary and Gender Studies: University of the Witwatersrand - "Fantasising about stranger danger, living with haunting and familiar perpetrators"

Wednesday 24 July - Mr Mbuyiselo Botha, Government and Media Relations
Manager: Sonke Gender Justice Network - "Why it is critical to work with men to address gender based violence"

Thursday 25 July - Dr Catherine Burns, Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research: University of the Witwatersrand - "Why does the history of rape matter?"

Friday 26 July - Mr Eusebius McKaiser, Political Analyst, Broadcaster, Lecturer and Writer - "Rape on campus: An incomplete conversation"

The Discussant is Ms Michelle Solomon, a gender-based violence and rape survivor rights activist, Journalist and Researcher.

All are welcome to attend.