• "Legitimate" Rape and Other Battles in the War on Women

A discussion of Rep. Todd Akin's controversial August comments

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
1:00-2:30pm
First Floor Amenities Conference Room
73 Tremont St, Boston

A panel discussion on Missouri Representative Todd Akin's controversial comments, as published in The New York Times last month:

"It seems to be, first of all, from what I understand from doctors, it's really rare. If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut the whole thing down."

Panelists include:
  Teri Fair, Government Department
  Amy Agigian, Sociology Department
  Averil Clarke, Sociology Department
  Ilene Seidman, Suffolk University Law School

Free and open to the public. Some form of ID is required to enter building. Refreshments will be served. For more information please contact Leslie Cummings at 617-305-1990 or lcumming@suffolk.edu.

Sponsored by:
The Sociology and Government departments
The Center for Women's Health and Human Rights
The Master's program in Crime and Justice Studies
The Women's and Gender Studies Program
The National Women's Law Student Association

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