Friday, January 27, 2023 9:15am to 4:30pm
About this Event
10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/event/2023-the-age-of-roe-conference
Harvard Radcliffe Institute will hold a major public conference January 26–27 to probe the complex and unpredictable ways that Roe v. Wade and its aftermath shaped the United States and the world beyond it for nearly half a century. The existential issue of abortion—and the galvanizing impact of Roe in particular—transformed the nation’s politics and public policy and its social movement energies, as well as the operations of the courtroom and the clinic.
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, eminent thinkers will gather as a diverse group, along many axes of difference, neither to praise Roe nor to bury it. Focusing on five major themes—voices from the front lines, international contexts, race and class, American public life, and visions of the future—a broad array of scholars, clinicians, and activists will engage in searching, interdisciplinary discussions to anatomize Roe’s impacts, including in the post-Dobbs landscape.
For instructions on how to join online, visit the event webpage. After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing a link and password for this meeting.