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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Evening Program
First Responders: Women as Witnesses to Mass Violence
Jo Scott-Coe

Jo Scott-Coe is an associate professor of English composition, literature, and creative writing at Riverside City College. She is also an independent researcher on themes of gender, sexuality, and violence–in education and elsewhere. Her writing about an 8-year legal case of student-on-teacher sexual bullying and harassment appears in (Re)Interpretations: The Shapes of Justice in Women’s Experience (Cambridge Scholars Press).

Scott-Coe is also the author of Teacher at Point Blank (Aunt Lute) and MASS: A Sniper, a Father, and a Priest (forthcoming in April 2018). Her first-ever portrait of Kathy Leissner Whitman, “Listening to Kathy” (Catapult), received a Notable listing in Best American Essays. Scott-Coe's nonfiction has appeared in American Studies Journal, Pacific Coast Philology, Tahoma Literary Review, Talking Writing, Cultural Weekly, Superstition Review, Fourth Genre, Salon, and many other publications.

Professor Scott-Coe's Athenaeum presentation is co-sponsored by the Center for Writing and Public Discourse and Gender and Sexuality Studies.

View Video: YouTube with Jo Scott-Coe

Food for Thought: Podcast with Jo Scott-Coe