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JoAnne Sweeny on Comparative #metoo Movements

Season 1, Ep. 502

In this episode, JoAnne Sweeny, Professor of Law at the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, discusses her Fulbright research o comparative #metoo movements in the United States and Europe. Sweeny begins by describing the origins and development of the #metoo movement in the United States. She observes that similar movements emerged in many other countries at the same time, including many European countries. She looks specifically at Finland, Germany, and Portugal, explaining the similarities and differences between different movements. She closes by explaining how she obtained Fulbright support for her research, and makes suggestions for other legal scholars interested in obtaining a Fulbright. Sweeny is on Twitter at @joannesweeny.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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