Few laws have had such far-reaching impact as Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Intended to give girls and women greater access to sports programs and other courses of study in schools and colleges, the law has since been used by judges and agencies to expand a wide range of antidiscrimination policies—most recently the Obama administration’s 2016 mandates on sexual harassment and transgender rights.
In this lecture, R. Shep Melnick, the Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Professor of American Politics at Boston College, analyzes how interpretations of “equal educational opportunity” have changed over the years, and become a major factor in America’s culture wars.
Wednesday, February 14 at 4:30pm
This is a past event.
Kraemer Family Library / El Pomar Center, 3rd Floor Apse
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918