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october, 2018

22oct3:00 pm4:30 pmThe Front Lines of Gender Justice: Gender and Climate ChangeGuest Lecture by Colette Pichon Battle, Executive Director, Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy


Event Details

This lecture is offered as a part of Professor Katherine Franke’s Fall 2018 course in Gender Justice. The course provides an in-depth exposure to current advocacy efforts to advance Gender Justice. In the first half of each class session (from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm), Professor Franke will hosts a guest speaker who is a gender justice advocate working on an issue such as domestic violence, transgender rights, reproductive justice, migrants’ rights, the criminalization of pregnancy, gender and the Movement for Black Lives, or the decriminalization of sex work. The guest lecture portions of the Gender Justice class are open for all Columbia University community members to attend.

About the Speaker

Colette Pichon Battle is the Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy. On Monday, October 22nd, at 3:00 pm, Ms. Pichon Battle will speak as part of “The Front Lines of Gender Justice” series hosted by Professor Katherine Franke. The topic of Ms. Pichon Battle’s lecture will be Gender and Climate Change.


(Monday) 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105

435 West 116th Street


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