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New book alert: In the Maelstrom of History; A Conversation with Miriam

May 2, 2022 — In the Maelstrom of History: A Conversation with Miriam by Rosanna Turcinovich Giuricin (2022) is the story of Miriam Frankel (nee Grünglas), an elderly Jewish woman who, as a young teenager, suffered through the Holocaust and lost her entire family in Auschwitz, but managed to survive and eventually emigrate to Canada, where she is now a happy grandmother and matriarch of a large...

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Executive Council Spotlight: Rebekah Hutten

April 28, 2022 — Executive Council Spotlight: Rebekah Hutten, Communications   Rebekah Hutten (she/her) is an academic editor and Ph.D. candidate in musicology & feminist studies at McGill University in Montréal. She has subject matter expertise in popular musicology, feminist philosophy, and Atlantic Canadian studies. Rebekah holds an M.A. in Musicology from the University of Ottawa and bachelor’s degrees in musicology and flute performance...

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Executive Council Spotlight: Corinne Mason

April 28, 2022 — Executive Council Spotlight: Corinne Mason, Membership   Corinne L. Mason is a queer non-binary femme (They/She) white settler and Associate Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and Sociology at Brandon University. Their research program investigates how social justice concerns become ‘crises’ to be managed by institutions. She specializes in the areas of sexualized and gendered violence, 2SLGBTQIA+ in/exclusion, EDI, and...

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Ann Cvetkovich Keynote - SSA

April 27, 2022 — Grappling with Care: Femme Emotional Labour, Somatic Politics, and the Black Feminist Breathing Chorus Friday May 20, 2022 6:00pm – 7:30pm EST on zoom Professionally live captioned This talk will explore the proliferation of discourses of care – including self-care, collective care, and radical care – as well as critiques of those discourses, both of which have gained additional momentum...

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Book Launch: Creative Resilience and Covid-19

April 9, 2022 — Please join the editors for their book launch of Creative Resilience and COVID-19: Figuring the Everyday in a Pandemic, edited by Irene Gammel and Jason Wang (Routledge). The launch will take place on April 14, 4-5 PM EDT. Register here! https://bit.ly/36tXz4Z.

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Call for Papers: Unmasking Academia: Institutional inequities laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic

March 6, 2022 —   CFP: Unmasking Academia: Institutional inequities laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic, edited by Irene Shankar and Corinne L. Mason   In March 2020, with infection cases surging nationwide, public health policies were introduced across Canada to curb the spread of COVID-19. Despite claims of the COVID-19 pandemic being a great equalizer, the pandemic has further entrenched existing inequities within...

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Upcoming event! Ungrading Workshop with Ebru Ustundag

February 23, 2022 — Spaces of Trust, Ethics of Care and Ungrading Praxis Mon, February 28, 2022. 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST. Register here.  What is ungrading? What can it do? In this workshop, Dr. Ustundag will to explore the possibilities and limits of the “ungrading” praxis by provoking how moving away from the traditional grading practices can create spaces of trust and ethics...

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Undergrad Student Essay Prize

February 23, 2022 —   Le français suit   WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES ET RECHERCHES FÉMINISTES (WGSRF) 2022 Undergraduate Student Essay Prize in Women's and Gender Studies This prize is open to all undergraduate students in Women’s and Gender Studies courses, between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021. For the purposes of this competition, “essay” is broadly defined in recognition of the fact that...

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Graduate Student Essay Prize

February 23, 2022 —   Le français suit   WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES ET RECHERCHES FÉMINISTES 2022 Graduate Student Essay Prize in Women’s and Gender Studies    This prize is open to all graduate students in Women’s and Gender Studies graduate courses, Women’s and Gender Studies graduate programs, and Women’s and Gender Studies streams in Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs, between January 1, 2021 and December 31,...

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