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May 14

Is this Empowerment? - Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces, Micro-aggressions, and other Fruits of Campus Feminism

A Conservative Women's Network event

Christina Hoff Sommers is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Before joining AEI she was a professor of philosophy at Clark University where she specialized in moral theory. Her articles have appeared in publications such as The Journal of Philosophy, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, The Weekly Standard, and The Atlantic.

Sommers is the editor of Vice and Virtue in Everyday Life, a leading college ethics textbook, and the author of Who Stole Feminism? and The War Against Boys — the latter was a New York Times "Notable Book of the Year" for 2000. She co-authored, with her AEI colleague Sally Satel, the book One Nation Under Therapy.

Sommers has appeared on numerous television programs including Sixty Minutes, the Oprah Winfrey Show –and twice on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. She has lectured and taken part in debates on more than one hundred college campuses.

Her latest book Freedom Feminism—Its Surprising History and Why it Matters Today was published in June 2013 by AEI Press. A new and revised version of The War Against Boys: How Misguided Policies Are Harming our Young Men was published in August 2013 (Simon and Schuster).

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