African American History Month lecture series opens with Anita Hill at Texas Tech

Author, law professor and sexual harassment awareness advocate Anita Hill will speak as part of the 2018 African American History Month Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the Texas Tech Allen Theater.

This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Tickets can be picked up prior to the lecture in Room 101 of Doak Hall on a first-come, first served basis, but are limited to two tickets per person. Any unclaimed seats on the day of the lecture will be made available to others at 6:45 p.m.

Hill was the first African-American to receive tenure at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. She is known for her groundbreaking advocacy work that has helped raise nationwide awareness of sexual harassment.

She currently serves as a professor of social policy, law and women’s studies at Brandeis University and as counsel with the law firm Cohen Milstein, where she advises on class-action workplace discrimination cases. She has written two books, her biography “Speaking Truth to Power,” and “Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race and Finding Home.”