Six O’Clock Series Continues with “Got Consent?”

Posted on 9/15/2011 12:44:55 PM

The fall 2011 Six O’Clock Series will continue with its second program, “Got Consent?,” at 6:00 p.m. Monday, September 19, in the Hadley Union Building’s Ohio Room.

In this program, students and alumni share experiences and attitudes about sexual relationships, consent, and prevention of sexual violence.

The lecture is cosponsored by the Haven Project, Alice Paul House, President’s Commission on the Status of Women, and Women’s Studies.

Parking at the HUB and on campus in non-reserved spots is free after 5:00 p.m. All Six O’Clock Series programs are free and open to the community.

Other lectures in the series are as follows:

  • September 26, “Rules for the Workplace”: Barry Davis, senior consultant for LMA Consulting Group, discusses current changes within the workplace.
  • October 3, “All the Reasons You Need for Any Excuse to Study Abroad”: Students share experiences from studying abroad.
  • October 10, “Hidden Voices: The Lives of LGBT Muslims”: This program examines the struggles and challenges facing sexual and gender minorities within the Muslim world and the intersection of religion, sexuality, and gender.
  • October 17, “Operation Beautiful”: Caitlyn Boyle, Operation Beautiful editor, discusses body image and the effect of advertising on values, expectations, appearance, self-worth, and gender roles.
  • October 24, “Mystical Arts of Tibet”: Ten Tibetan Buddhist monks will present a program as part of a weeklong residency at IUP.
  • October 31, “Vampires vs. Zombies: The Debate”: These two legendary monsters will be the subject of an academic debate, presented at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.
  • November 7, “Ethical Leadership”: A holocaust survivor uses personal experiences as insights on the topic of ethical leadership.
  • November 14, “Roe v. Wade: Past, Present, and Future”: Dr. Sarah Weddington discusses her experiences successfully arguing the Roe v. Wade case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • December 5, “Holiday Lights”: Members of the IUP Interfaith Council discuss the significance of light as a central feature of holiday celebrations.