Brown Bag Speaker Series: "Adjust your level of mental desire”: Sexual Imperatives in Online Sexual Health Information

Dr. Laura Cayen, Professor of Women's Studies and Feminist Research at the University of Western Ontario, and King's College

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

At 12:00 pm

ATAC 5035/OA 2005

The poster for the "Adjust your level of mental desire" event

Brown Bag Speaker Series: Imperial Anxieties, the Perennial 'Woman Question,' and HIV Criminal Non-disclosure in Canada: An Intersectional, Interdisciplinary, Media Discourse Analysis

Presented by Dr. Jenny Roth and Dr. Chris Sanders
Friday, October 27, 2017
ATAC 5036
12:00-1:00 pm
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Brown Bag Speaker Series: Chick-Lit, Motherhood, Diaspora - Situating the Maternal

Featuring: Dr. Holly Morgan, Lecturer
Department of Women’s Studies, Lakehead University
Wednesday, March 8th
ATAC 5035 and OA 3007

*For more information on the Women’s Studies Speaker Series, or about
upcoming talks, please contact Dr. Jen Chisholm

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Brown Bag Speaker Series: Sexual Violence Prevention

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 12:00pm in ATAC 2006. Presenter is Sabah Rahmath Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Coordinator, Office of Human Rights & Equity, Lakehead University.

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Brown Bag Speaker Series: Lived Experiences of Sexual Violence

Friday, November 25 from 12:00-1:00 pm in ATAC 3004 - Sherri-Lee Petrie, Gender Issues Centre Coordinator.

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Brown Bag Speaker Series - Urban Captivity Narratives: Emerging Genres in Women's Writing

Friday, November 18, 12:00 (noon) in ATAC 3004 - Dr. Heather Hillsburg, George Brown College

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Brown Bag Speaker Series: Asserting Citizenship: Muslim Women in Canada

Friday Nov. 11th, 12-1pm. Sabah Rahmath Ansari, Women's Empowerment Coordinator, Racialized Young Professionals Network.

Brown Bag Speaker Series: The gendered biopolitics of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination: What we can learn from parents' decision-making narratives

Friday Nov 4th, 12-1pm. Dr. Jessica Polzer, Associate Professor in Health Studies and Women's Studies and Feminist Research at the University of Western Ontario. Her work is in the field of gender and health, and most recently concerns public perceptions, and parental negotiations of the HPV vaccine.

Truth and Storytelling

Reflections from an Analysis of Domestic Violence News Content and Production

Featured Speaker: Bailey Gerrits, PhD Candidate, Queens University


Brown Bag Speaker Series: Transnational Adoption in Diasporic Indian Women's Writing: Re-figuring Maternity, Belonging and Nation