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Talk: Jodi Kantor — "She Said: Breaking the Story that Helped Ignite #MeToo"

Event Details

November 18, 2019
6:00 pm

Springfield Symphony Hall
34 Court Street
Springfield, MA 01103
United States
Handicap access available
Free admission

UMass Amherst presents Jodi Kantor, a  New York Times reporter who was one of a team that broke news of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, She will talk about the investigative work and its consequences for the #MeToo movement, revealing what it took to get the story. Kantor and colleague Megan Twohey wrote the book, “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement,” published earlier this year to wide acclaim.

UMass Amherst journalism faculty member Kathy Roberts Forde will moderate the event. Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy will introduce Kantor.

The Springfield Public Forum is one of the nation’s oldest free public speaker series. Established in 1935, the Forum is an independent, non-partisan and non-profit entity.

There is also a paid VIP dinner following the talk, which will be held at MGM Springfield. Tickets are available.

Event Category

Lecture/Talk/Panel