Title IX

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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
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
Free and open to the public. Lecture by Russlyn Ali, US Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlyn Ali will deliver the Vivian R. Shaw Lecture for the University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender and Women's Studies Department. Her lecture will reaffirm the priority of ensuring that educational institutions around the country know that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits all forms of sex discrimination.
2011 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm