The feminist seminar series features scholars from Dalhousie University (and our friends and colleagues) discussing our research in a casual setting. Bring your lunch (or not), and join us for a discussion of feminist scholarship in progress.
All seminars occur on Fridays (as listed), from 12:30-1:30 in the Marion McCain building, room 2021.
Download a .pdf of the schedule here.
September 16, 2016 – Afua Cooper, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology. “Four Black women on the Canadian frontier: Gender, slavery, and the making of the nation” (download poster)
October 7, 2016 – Martha Paynter, School of Nursing. “Donor human milk in Atlantic Canada: Then, now and coming soon?” (download poster)
October 21, 2016 – Kalenda Eaton, Department of English (2016 Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Society and Culture). “Womanist is to Feminist as Lemonade is to Iced Tea: Black Women Novelists and the Challenges of Literary Feminism.” (download poster)
November 4, 2016 – Alexandre Baril, Department of Political Science. “Cripping trans* studies and “transing” disability studies: Rethinking crip and trans politics.” (download poster)
November 18, 2016 – El Jones, Department of English. “Prison Abolition in Poetry.” (download poster)
December 2, 2016 – Lisa Goldberg, School of Nursing. “Using caring science as a framework for understanding queer invisibility in nursing.” (download poster)
January 13, 2017 – Erin Crandall, Department of Politics (Acadia University). “The politics of judicial appointment and gender diversity on Nova Scotia’s courts.” (download poster)
January 27, 2017 – Lori Weeks, School of Nursing (Dalhousie), and Rina Arsenault, Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (University of New Brunswick). “The Abuse of Older Adults: Intersections of Gender and Age.” (download poster)
February 10, 2017 – Roberta Barker, Fountain School of Performing Arts (Theatre), “Death and the working woman.” (download poster)
March 3, 2017 – Louise Carbert, Department of Political Science. “Historiography and hagiography of feminist interventions into Canada’s constitution.” (download poster)
March 17, 2017 – Catrina Brown, School of Social Work. “Women’s narratives of depression and the politics of emotion.” (download poster)
April 7, 2017 – Erin Wunker, Canadian Studies/English/Gender and Women’s Studies. “Notes from a feminist killjoy.” (download poster)