On Thursday, May 9, “Reproductive Rights in Ireland and the U.S.: A Conference,” will bring together an international slate of activists and legal scholars to discuss the momentous referendum last year in Ireland, where abortion became legal in the country for the first time in its history. A separate panel of leading American reproductive rights scholars will follow, to discuss the importance of the vote to the present state of affairs in this country.
Sponsored by the New York Women’s Foundation, Queens College’s Irish Studies program, and the Graduate Center, the conference will be held at Roosevelt House (47-49 East 65th Street, NY NY) from noon to 5:30 p.m. It is free and open to all, with a reception to follow.
Please RSVP at reprorightsMay9@gmail.com. Seats are limited.