(Feb. 8, 2018) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and the San Antonio Express-News will jointly host a town hall meeting to discuss the #MeToo movement at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15 in the Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326) at the UTSA Downtown Campus. The event, #MeToo: Where do we go from here?, is free and open to the public.
>>Watch a livestream of the town hall meeting on the San Antonio Express-News’ Facebook page.
Social activist Tarana Burke founded the me too. movement in 2006 to help survivors of sexual violence understand they aren’t alone and to help them find pathways to healing. The phrase spread virally in October 2017 as a hashtag used on social media to help demonstrate the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace. #MeToo has now been posted online millions of times, accompanied by personal stories of sexual harassment or assault.
During the forum, panelists will discuss the social dialogue triggered by the #MeToo movement and the changes it is expected to trigger in the workplace and in politics moving forward.
Francine Romero, UTSA associate professor and associate dean of the College of Public Policy, will moderate.
Free event parking will be available in unmarked spaces of lot D-3, beneath IH-35.
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The UTSA Department of English presents this year's Brackenridge Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, Lawrence Venuti. Venuti is a professor of English at Temple University.Business Building University Room (BB 2.06.04), Main Campus
Diploma Dash is a fast, certified 5k course for runners and a scenic route around Main Campus for walkers, strollers and dogs! There are individual and team prizes. Benefits UTSA students through the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship program.UTSA Main Campus
Enjoy music, food and socializing during this fundraising event benefiting the San Antonio Symphony League for the Youth Concert Series and the ITC for its ongoing educational mission.UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
UTSA Libraries will host Robert Rico, M.P.A., Department of Criminal Justice, for his presentation "Restorative Justice: A Relational Approach to Civic Discourse." Pizza will be provided to students while supplies last.Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.309), Downtown Campus
Spend an evening stirring your curiosity during these monthly talks featuring some of UTSA’s most renowned faculty, and learn how the latest research in their fields applies to our daily lives. This month's speaker is Francine Romero, UTSA associate professor and associate dean of the College of Public Policy.The Historic Guadalupe Theatre, 1301 Guadalupe St., San Antonio
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