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Oct
02
Equal pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter will recount her story of discrimination at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the subsequent legal battle that resulted in the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Her experience resonates with women everywhere who continue to struggle for equity in the workplace.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Mar
15
Free and open to the public. Marie Hardin teaches classes that focus on sports and society at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research concentrates on diversity, ethics and professional practices in mediated sports. Her work has been published in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly , Sociology of Sport Journal , Sex Roles , Newspaper Research Journal , Mass Communication & Society , Journalism , Journal of Sports Management , and The Howard Journal of Communications , among others.
2012 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Feb
23
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by: the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
2012 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Dec
02
Free and open to the public. Title IX is widely known and has become synonymous in many Americans' minds with gender equity in sport. Yet, like any law, it is limited. Inequities continue inside and outside of sport--inequities that are beyond the direct legal reach of Title IX. Misunderstanding the limits of Title IX has an ironic effect. On the one hand, it can fuel a backlash that blames Title IX for problems associated with some men's sports.
2011 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Nov
10
Free and open to the public. Andrew Zimbalist is the Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics at Smith College. He is the co-author of the book Equal Play: Title IX and Social Change (with Nancy Hogshead-Makar), published by Temple University Press in October 2007. ' Equal Play is a gem.
2011 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm