Fellows' Presentation

Breaking My Silence: Amplifying Our Voices as “Others”

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Part of the 2019–2020 Fellows' Presentation Series

Lecture by Neal Hovelmeier RI '20

Free and open to the public.


A year after his decision to come out made him a target of public outcry—including death threats—and forced him to resign from his job at a top Zimbabwean school, Neal Hovelmeier shares his insights about how people living on the margins of society struggle to use their voices against the forces that seek to silence them.