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Exchanging Ideas: A Day of Learning with GSWS Graduate Students

February 27, 2020

The Graduate Students of the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) at Simon Fraser University (SFU) invite you to the Graduate Student Colloquium on January 29, 2020, at SFU’s Harbour Centre Campus, 555 West Hastings Street, Room 2270.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

The Colloquium will feature presentations from current graduate students and the material they will share reflects a wide range of interdisciplinary feminist work, study, and research. This event is FREE and open to the public including the larger SFU community. The program schedule is as follows:

9:30 a.m. — Registration/Mingle

10:00 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. —  Welcome Remarks - Nadine Boulay

10:05 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. — Nerida Bullock
"Mixing Oil & Water: Qualitative Research and 'Expert' Legal Knowledge"

10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. — Reema Faris
"Who Am I? Feminist Cultural Studies and the Location, Location, Location of Subjectivity"

10:55 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. — Kaitlyn Woodman
"# AmINext/ # ImNotNext: Indigenous Digital Responses to Sexual Violence in the Age of Me Too"

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. — Stretch break

11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. — Nadine Boulay
"'I put on my new red lipstick and went out to milk the goat:' Lesbian Locales in the West Kootenays"

11:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. — Adam Kopczynski
"A New 4H Contagion: Heroin-users, Homeless, and HSex Workers"

12:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. — Lunch break

12:45 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. — Summary of morning and intros

12:50 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. — Sarah Cibart
"Queering the Canadian Labour Movement: Empowerment and Social Movement Unionism"

1:15 p.m. - 1:35 p.m. — Shoak Alhussami
"How Gender-Sensitive is your Development? Analysing Gender-Mainstreaming Efforts in Contemporary Syria"

1:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. — Veronica Sudesh
"Gender Budgeting in India: A Policy Analysis"

2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. — Stretch break

2:15 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. — Shahar Shapira
"The Co-Production of Science and Culture: The Case of Israel"

2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. — Mathew Arthur
"Unruly Figurations: Storying Regeneration in Feminist and Indigenous Technoscience"

3:00 p.m. – 3:05 p.m. — Thanks & Concluding Remarks - Nadine Boulay

More info and RSVP > here < 

Harbour Centre is an accessible building in close proximity to the Waterfront SkyTrain station, SeaBus Terminal, and Westcoast Express. In this room, a presentation style theatre, there is space for mobility devices by the door and beside the lectern.