Sexual assault affects people of all ages, genders, and sexual orientations. Help end the violence by participating in one of many Sexual Assault Awareness Month events this January. Learn more about sexual assault, how to help prevent it, and the supports available for survivors. And don’t forget to wear denim on Denim Day, January 20, to show others you’re standing up against sexual assault.
Please find a highlighted list of events below. Read more for more information and events, and follow us on Twitter at #saamUBC.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact CJ Rowe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedule of Events
Tuesday 5 and Thursday 7
o AMS SASC is tabling in the NEST Concourse between 11am and 2pm
o From Fieldwork to Homework: Promoting Rape-Free Campus Culture a talk by Dr. Tal Nitsán. 11:30am-1pm, ANTH 134
Thursday, January 14
o Masculinity and Violence a presentation by Jamie Utt. 4:00pm-6:30pm, Nest 2301.
Wednesday, January 20
o Denim Day: Stand up for a respectful campus and ask the same of your friends. Wear denim, a Denim Day sticker, or both on January 20 to stand against sexual assault. Stickers provided by Student Development and Services, email email@example.com to get yours.
o Coming together at the intersections: Sexualized violence in our communities. A panel discussion with Harsha Walia, Dr. Natalie Clark and Ivan Leonce. 12pm-1pm, Izzy Mac Ballroom, Walter Gage Residence. RSVP for lunch by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, January 26
Thursday, January 28
o SAAM keynote Rethinking Sexualization with julia serano. 12.30-1.30pm, Multipurpose Room, Liu Institute.
For more information about Sexual Assault Awareness Month and for a detailed account of each event listed above, check out http://students.ubc.ca/saam.