Critic of contemporary feminism to speak at LHU

LOCK HAVEN – A student organization at Lock Haven University will host a woman known as a critic of contemporary feminism at a speech this week on campus.

Christina Hoff Sommers is an American Enterprise Institute Scholar author, philosopher, and professor at Clark University.

She will give a talk entitled, “The War on Boys,” as related to her book, “The War Against Boys and Freedom Feminism: Its Surprising History and Why It Matters.”

She has authored a number of books.

Her speech here this week will focus specifically on the way boys are demonized by contemporary feminism.

She is best known for her defense of classical liberal feminism and her critique of gender feminism.

Her writings have appeared in publications such as The Atlantic, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. In addition to frequent radio and television appearances, Dr. Sommers is the host of the popular video blog, The Factual Feminist.

Dr. Sommers has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Brandeis University and a B.A. from New York University.

The lecture will be held in LHU’s Ulmer Planetarium, Room 211, starting at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 15.


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