Guest Speaker Series: Mary Anne Franks
12:00–1:00 p.m., EDU 1111
The Women’s Law Society and the Speakers Series are pleased to co-sponsor Prof. Mary Ann Franks from the University of Miami School of Law. Prof. Franks is an expert on cyberlaw, self-defense, discrimination, free speech, and privacy. She will discuss “revenge porn,” sexually explicit images that are publicly shared online without the consent of the pictured individual. Prof. Franks serves as the Vice-President of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about cyber harassment and advocates for legal and social reform.
Prof. Franks received her J.D. from Harvard Law School. She earned her doctorate in Modern Languages and Literature and her master's degree in European Literature from Oxford University, where she studied on a Rhodes Scholarship. Before she began law teaching, Prof. Franks taught social theory and philosophy at Harvard University.
Please RSVP here by Tuesday, March 10 to guarantee lunch will be ordered for you.