Jaclyn Friedman Visits Ohio University


“Jaclyn Friedman is a writer, educator, and activist, and the editor of the hit book Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape (one of Publishers’ Weekly’s Top 100 Books of 2009, and #11 on Ms. Magazine’s Top 100 Feminist Nonfiction of All Time list).

Her new book, What You Really Really Want: The Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide to Sex & Safety, was published in November 2011, and was a finalist for ForeWord’s Book of the Year Award in Women’s Issues. (Read reviews here.)” (http://www.jaclynfriedman.com/)

ImageJaclyn will participate in a Book Discussion of Yes Means Yes and Dinner in the Women’s Center on Tuesday, February 4th from 5-7pm.
The book discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Patty Stokes and Dr. Susanne B. Dietzel. For more information and to participate in the discussion, contact Dr. Stokes at stokesp@ohio.edu or Dr. Dietzel at dietzel@ohio.edu.
To prepare for the book discussion, participants must attend at least one discussion group meeting. The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, January 21 from 5-7 p.m. in the Women’s Center and Tuesday, January 28 from 5-7 p.m. in the African American Studies Conference Room, located in Room 125 of the S. Court Street building.
Participants must also read the book prior to the event. Copies of the book are available for overnight check-out from the Women’s Center. To find out more about Jaclyn Friedman and her work, visit: http://www.jaclynfriedman.com
Space in the book group is limited; please sign up by January 21.

Following that, Jaclyn Friedman will present, “Beyond Consent: How Reclaiming Sexuality Combats Sexual Violence” in the Baker Ballroom at 8pm. This event is open to anyone in the Ohio University community and surrounding communities.

The next day, Jaclyn will host a Student Break-out Session on Wednesday, February 5th from 2-4pm. Location is TBA.

Please join us for any (or all!) of these incredible events!


About Ohio U Women's Center

The Ohio University Women’s Center serves and responds to the needs of OU women students, faculty, and staff, as well as members of the community. Founded in 2007, the center is dedicated to creating an inclusive and welcoming campus climate for all members of the community through programs, resources, referrals, advocacy, and education. Located in Baker University Center 403.
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