Lecture Series featuring Tarana Burke - Founder of the #MeToo

Category: Lectures & Discussions

Event Date:

Tuesday, April 30, 2019


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


BGSU Bowen-Thompson Student Union
BGSU Campus
Bowling Green, OH 43403

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Event Details:

Tarana Burke will share the story behind the genesis of the viral 2017 TIME Person Of The Year-winning ‘me too.’ Movement, and gives strength and healing to those who have experienced sexual trauma or harassment. The simple yet courageous ‘me too.’ hashtag campaign has emerged as a rallying cry for people everywhere who have survived sexual assault and sexual harassment – and Tarana’s powerful, poignant story as creator of what is now an international movement that supports survivors will move, uplift, and inspire you.

Ms. Burke's presentation is part of the Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories lecture series hosted by the BGSU University Libraries. Tickets for the event are free for BGSU students and $25 for guests. Questions? Call 419-372-2856 or email libadmin@bgsu.edu.

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