Classics in Feminist Theory Series: How Catherine MacKinnon's Theory of Sexual Harassment Brought Down an Israeli President

Date: 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: 
Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, 5733 S. University

The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality Classics in Feminist Theory Series presents:

"How Catherine MacKinnon's Theory of Sexual Harassment Brought Down an Israeli President,"

A lunchtime seminar with Orit Kamir, Professor of Law, Peres Academic Center, Israel

Date: Wednesday, February 29

Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Place: Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, 5733 S. University

Lunch will be served!

**Please RSVP to csgs-rsvp@lists.uchicago.edu by noon on Monday, February 27 if you plan to attend

Orit Kamir was a student of Catharine MacKinnon's at the University of Michigan, a drafter of Israel's sexual harassment law, active in the legislation of Israel's Stalking Law, Violence in the Family Law, and Women's Names law, among others.  She is the author of numerous articles and books in English and Hebrew, including, in English, Framed: Women in Law and Film and Every Breath You Take: Stalking Narratives and the Law.

(Professor Kamir will also present a paper, "Collective Memory, Law and a Lack of Women: How Can Women Be Remembered in a Trial Between 'Amalek' and 'The Beautiful of Mind and Body'" at the Law School's Workshop on Regulating Family, Sex, and Gender from 4:00-5:30 in the afternoon of February 29 in Room E at the Law School)