Asking for It is available to the Tulane community via e-book. To read it, click here. Click the green TU Link button and enter your Tulane user ID and password if prompted. Your user ID is the portion of your email address that comes before ""


Guest Speakers

hardingKylene & Brad Beers Lecture Speaker:

Kate Harding, author, Asking for It

Kate Harding is the author of Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture—and What We Can Do About It, a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award in general nonfiction. Previously, she collaborated with Anna Holmes, Amanda Hess, and a cast of thousands on The Book of Jezebel, and with Marianne Kirby on Lessons from the Fat-o-Sphere. She was also the founding editor of Shapely Prose (2007-2010). Harding holds an MFA in fiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a BA in English from University of Toronto. She's currently at work on a PhD in creative writing from Bath Spa University, and was very pleased to join The Loft Literary Center as a teaching artist in fall 2015. A longtime Torontonian and Chicagoan, Harding recently moved to Minneapolis with her husband and two dogs. 

The Kylene & Brad Beers Lecture is the keynote lecture for the Reading Project, and will take place as part of Shifting the Paradigm, September 22 at 7:00 p.m. in Dixon Hall. Click here for more information about the lecture.


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