Dean Andrews to Deliver Human Rights Lecture at Northeastern Law

4/16/2014 | Facebook | Twitter | Email

Albany Law School's President and Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews will deliver the Valerie Gordon Human Rights Lecture at Northeastern University School of Law on Thursday, April 17, 2014, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Her lecture, "Universal Feminisms and Localized Masculinities: How Should Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Deal with Violence Against Women?," will consider how transitional justice should address sexual violence in times of war and social conflict.

The annual Valerie Gordon Human Rights Lecture, established in 1993, honors outstanding lawyers, judges, scholars and advocates who work to advance human rights and social justice. The lecture is named in honor of the late Valerie Gordon, a lawyer and advocate for human rights in the United States and internationally.