How We Can Address Sexual Violence With Language Alone: Lucia Lorenzi at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Lucia Lorenzi speaks passionately about the import role words play in addressing sexual violence. Drawing on both personal and professional knowledge, Lucia explores ideas surrounding the use of language both as a weapon and as a way of healing and showing support.

Lucia is a 4th Year PhD candidate in the Department of English, and holds an undergraduate degree in English and French literature and a Masters degree in English.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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