Anita Hill, MLK, Jr. Commemorative Address – Thursday, Jan. 10

The annual winter term lecture will be held in Alumni Gym, Koury Athletic Center, at 6 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 10
Anita Hill: “From Social Movement to Social Impact: Putting an End to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”
Alumni Gym, 6 p.m.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address

A graduate of Yale Law School, Anita Hill worked for the U.S. Education Department and Equal Opportunity Commission and in 1989 became the first African American to be tenured at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

Her testimony during the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas is 1991 sparked a national conversation about sexual harassment. She continues to work toward increasing parity and protection for women and minorities.

Hill is now a professor at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and heads the Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace that is examining the pattern of sexual abuse in the entertainment industry. 

Admission: $15 or Elon ID. Tickets available Nov. 26 at the Center for the Arts Box Office. For information, call (336) 278-5610.