Nov 112013
 

Primary Session Category: Feminist Studies
Session Code: Fem2-A
Session Format: Regular (Presentations and Discussion)

This session will be scheduled and hosted by the CASWE on Tuesday, May 27 from 3:30pm – 5:00pm (Thistle 259)

Session Description:

This session focuses attention on the potentials of Canadian feminist research within the changed scholarly and political contexts of 2014. Papers bring diverse perspectives and experiences to this discussion of the contributions, challenges and relevance of feminist social analysis in varied contexts.   Discussion will follow.

Co-sponsored by:

Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE/ACFTS)
Canadian Association for the Study of Women and Education (CASWE/ACEFE)
Canadian Committee on Women’s History (CCWS/CCHF)
Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA/ACSP)
Canadian Sociology Association (CSA/SCS)
Women and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes (WGSRF)
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW/ICREF)

Session Organizers:

  • Linda Christiansen-Ruffman, St. Mary’s University, Sociology and Criminology, Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women/ Institut canadien de recherches sur les femmes, lindacruffman@yahoo.ca
  • Ann Denis, University of Ottawa, Sociology and Anthropology, Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women/ Institut canadien de recherches sur les femmes 
  • Marleny M. Bonnycastle, Canadian Association for Social Work Education/Association canadienne pour la formation en travail social
  • Lisa Starr, Canadian Association for the Study of Women and Education/Association canadienne pour l’étude sur les femmes et l’éducation
  • Magda Fahrni, Canadian Committee on Women’s History/ Comité canadien de l’histoire des femmes
  • Tammy Findlay, Women’s Program Organizer, Canadian Political Science Association/Association canadienne de science politique
  • Marie Lovrod, Women and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes 

Co-chairs: Marleny Bonnycastle, University of Manitoba, marleny.bonnycastle@umanitoba.ca and Linda Christiansen-Ruffman, Saint Mary’s University, lindacruffman@yahoo.ca

Presenters:

1.     Jessica Shaw  

Reproductive Justice as a Feminist Epistemology

2.     Rebecca Godderis, Joanna Brant, Emily Finnie 

 Articulating, Promoting, and Assessing Feminist Expertise

3.   Karen Dullea  

Challenging a limited knowledge

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