#Hashtag Activism: Fast. Fierce. Effective?

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 4:30pm
Iowa City Public Library, Room A
123 N. Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

As the most recent hashtag phenomenon, #metoo, continues to ricochet through the media, communities, and personal relationships, a group of UI scholars and social activists will talk about the power of this digital tool, including its drawbacks. 


  • Lisa Covington, PhD candidate, UI Department of Sociology
  • Melissa Tully, Assistant Professor, UI School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Raven Maragh, PhD candidate, Department of Communication Studies
  • Lucy Polyak, a junior at Iowa City West High School