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Cohosted this year by the Newcomb College Institute and the Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault, this conference aims to empower and educate student activists to improve the response to and prevention of sexual assault on their college campuses. In doing so, this conference will work on both the individual and group levels by providing students with collaborative tools to combat sexual violence in their campus communities and by addressing the intersectionality of sexual violence to embrace individual experiences in activism.

Rethinking School Shooters: Queer Futures, Gay Panic, and the Right to Victimization A lecture by Dr. Rachel Levitt, Assistant Professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at Kansas State University 3:30pm on March 28, 2019 Anna Many Lounge, Caroline Richardson Building Some of the most well-known school shooting cases have used the legal defense that the shooter was justified because he was retaliating against the homophobic bullying he endured.

Fridays at Newcomb: Stacey Gage: “Women’s Work, Gender Roles, and Intimate Partner Violence in Nigeria.” 12:00-1:00pm, Uptown Campus, Anna Mary Lounge in Caroline Richardson Building