Princeton University Public Lectures | Race, Gender and the Law: Anita Hill in Conversation with Imani Perry (CANCELED)

Thu, Apr 18, 2019, 8:00 pm
Richardson Auditorium
Public / Open To All

Race, Gender and the Law: Anita Hill in Conversation with Imani Perry

This is a ticketed event

Please see below for information on how to obtain a free ticket.

Anita Hill is University Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis University.  She is Of Counsel in Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll’s Civil Rights & Employment Practice group.  In December, 2017 she was named as the chair of the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace, formed to combat sexual harassment across the entertainment industry.  Professor Hill’s books include Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race and Finding Home (2011) and her autobiography Speaking Truth to Power (1997).  She also co-edited, with Emma Coleman Jordan, Race, Gender and Power in America: The Legacy of the Hill-Thomas Hearings (1995).  Professor Hill’s commentary, which has been published in TIME, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Boston Globeand Ms. Magazine, includes a September, 2018 column in The New York Times addressing how the Senate Judiciary Committee should conduct the Kavanaugh hearings to avoid the mistakes of the 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings.

Imani Perry is Princeton’s Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies and faculty associate in the Program in Law and Public Affairs and Gender and Sexuality Studies.  She has written and taught on a number of topics regarding race and African American culture.  Professor Perry has published five books, including Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant Life of Lorraine Hansberry  (2018); Vexy Thing: On Gender and Liberation (2018) and the upcoming Breathe: A Letter to My Sons.   

Free Ticket Required:  Tickets for Princeton University members will be distributed at the University Ticketing Office in Frist Campus Center between 12 and 5 pm while supplies last.  Distribution to Students begins Tuesday, April 2, with a limit of one ticket per TigerCard (individuals can present up to two TigerCards).  Distribution to Staff/Faculty will begin Thursday, April 4 at 12pm (again, an individual can present up to two TigerCards).  General Public Tickets will be available starting at 12 pm on Monday April 8 online at or through the Frist Ticketing Office, with a limit of two tickets per person.  Doors will open at 7:30 pm, and there will be a wait line for those unable to obtain a ticket in advance.

This event is co-sponsored by the Stafford Little Lecture Series and Princeton University Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies.   For more information on this and other events in the series, please visit; follow us on twitter at @PrincetonPubLec; and visit Public Lectures’ Facebook page at

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