Monday, October 5, 2009 - Evening Film and Discussion
William R. Davis Courtroom, William F. Starr Hall
View "The Accused" along with members of the Law School community.
A panel discussion will follow the movie.
Light snacks and beverages will be served.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - Information Exchange and Ice Cream Social
Quad in front of the library. Rain plan to be announced.
Come and enjoy a special treat while browsing through literature. Sign your name or write a message on posters that will be hung in the library foyer.
Representatives from Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc. (CONNSACS), the UConn Health Center and local shelters will be on hand to talk about the services they provide.
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - "Preventing Violence Against Women in Connecticut: Reflections on the 25 Years since Thurman v. Torrington"
5:30 p.m. panel discussion with reception to immediately follow
Panel discussion: William R. Davis Courtroom, William F. Starr Hall
Reception: Reading Room, William F. Starr Hall
Join members of the Law School community, graduates and other guests for a discussion of the Tracey Thurman case.
Thursday, October 8, 2009 - Jill Davies on "Confronting Violence Against Women in the Practice of Law"
Starr Reading Room, William F. Starr Hall
Join members of the Law School community for lunch and a discussion with Jill Davies, deputy director of Greater Hartford Legal Aid and author of "Violence Against Women."
RSVP is required for all events.
Looking for more? UConn is in full swing this week with Metanoia:
This year's Metanoia coincides with the 30 year anniversary of our 1979 Metanoia, "Violence in the Community." The 2009 Metanoia on Preventing Violence Against Women is a week of events beginning Sunday, October 4, 2009, the date of the 1979 event. Wednesday, October 7th and Thursday, October 8th are preferred dates for keynote speakers, whose presentations will be complemented by in-class discussions led by faculty and staff. The program is being planned by a committee of students, staff, faculty, and community partners and represents all of UConn's campuses. A variety of programs and events will take place across the University campuses during this week.And finally, for suggestions in keeping with Metanoia, check out this Feminist Law Profs post of sexual assault prevention tips "guaranteed to work," putting the responsibility firmly where it belongs.