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WGSS to Hold Panel to Discuss Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing The panel, which is free and open to the public, is titled “Kavanaugh, SCOTUS Confirmation Hearings, and #whyididntreport.”

Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Washington and Lee University will host a public panel to discuss the implications behind the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing on Oct. 8 at 5 p.m. in Hillel House 101.

The panel, which is free and open to the public, is titled “Kavanaugh, SCOTUS Confirmation Hearings, and #whyididntreport.”

“The Kavanaugh confirmation hearing, and now the related FBI investigation, are prominent in the news and in W&L student and employee conversations all over campus,” said Melina Bell, professor of philosophy and law. “WGSS organized this panel to provide an opportunity for our students, campus and community – and for us – to process happenings that are on all of our minds.”

Members of the panel include Molly Michaelmore, associate professor of history; Janet Boller, university counselor; Melina Bell, professor of philosophy and law and Sarah Horowitz, associate professor of history.

The panel is sponsored by the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program and Student Affairs.