Display Format:  
Display Month:
For administrators only ( Submit Events )
Categories
Academic Calendar


Athletics



Campus Activities



Committee Calendars



Community Hour Events



GWL Theater


Lectures/Seminars/
Conferences/Symposia



Workshops

imgCalendar
Search
Search
Search events. View events.
Event Details
Remind me about this event.Notify me if this event changes.Add this event to my personal calendar.Email this event to a friend.
Go Back
In Their Own Words: Sex Worker Narratives
Start Date: 10/29/2014Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Date: 10/29/2014End Time: 2:45 PM

Event Description:

In the United States, criminalization and stigma make it very difficult for many sex workers to speak publicly about their experiences. And in the media and other public forums, “experts” often speak for sex workers to emphasize the negative aspects of their work. To challenge these trends and highlight sex workers’ complex and diverse experiences, this panel gathers sex workers and puts their stories first. Students and faculty will meet members of the Red Umbrella Project, a New York-based nonprofit that “amplifies the voices of people who have done transactional sex, through media, storytelling, and advocacy programs” (redumbrellaproject.org). After Red Umbrella members share their stories, the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions and peruse copies of the Project’s journal, Prose and Lore, which is now available at the John Jay College Library.

Contact Information:
Name: Daniel Stageman
Phone: 2124841367
Email: dstageman@jjay.cuny.edu

Academic College Calendar
Quick Link: 
Highlighted Events
Calendar Software powered by Active Calendar and Active Data Calendar    
Select item(s) to Search
Select item(s) to Search
Select item(s) to Search
Select item(s) to Search