Illinois State University Speaker Series – Mary Jo Kane
Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sports
Mary Jo Kane
“The Impact, Challenges and Opportunities Surrounding Title IX 45-years After Passage”
6:30 p.m. October 25
Prairie Room, Bone Student Center
Esther Larson McGinnis Scholar Lecture
A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Prairie Room. The talk will begin at 7 p.m.
Mary Jo Kane is an internationally recognized scholar who has published extensively on media representations of women’s sports. As one of the nation’s leading experts in Title IX, Kane has appeared on the Today Show and her research has been cited by the New York Times, USA Today, and the Washington Post. In 2016, she was named one of the 100 Most Influential Sports Educators by the Institute for International Sport.
The talk is part of the Illinois State University Speaker Series. The series seeks to bring innovative and enlightening speakers to the campus with the aim of providing the community with a platform to foster dialogue, cultivate enriching ideas, and continue an appreciation of learning as an active and lifelong process. All talks are free and open to the public.