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Intersectionality Research, Policy and Practice: Influences, Interrogations and Innovations

International Conference on Intersectionality - Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia

April 24th – 26th 2014

The Institute for Intersectionality Research and Policy at Simon Fraser University will be hosting an international conference on intersectionality from April 24 – 26, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia entitled: Intersectionality Research, Policy and Practice: Influences, Interrogations and Innovations.

The conference will prioritize recent theoretical developments and debates, interdisciplinary perspectives, critical assessments, methodological advancements, research, policy and practice applications, and work in the creative arts.

Invited Keynotes:

Patricia Hill Collins (Distinguished University Professor, Sociology, University of Maryland)
Julia Jordan-Zachary (Providence College)
Manulani Meyer (University of Hawaii)
Leanne Simpson (Writer, scholar, storyteller and activist of Michi Saagiig Nishnabeg ancestry and a member of Alderville First Nation)
Rita Dhamoon (Department of Political Science, University of Victoria)
Ange-Marie Hancock (Political Science and Gender Studies, University of Southern California)
Jessica Danforth (Executive Director, Native Youth Sexual Health Network)
Ruth Zambrana (Women's Studies, University of Maryland)
Celeste Montoya (Women and Gender Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder)
Bethany Stevens (Sexologist & Disability Consultant, Atlanta)
Lynn Weber (Psychology, University of South Carolina)
Mieke Verloo (Faculty of Social Sciences, Radoud University Nijmegan)
Beth Jackson (Government of Canada)
Olena Hankivsky (School of Public Policy, SFU)
Elizabeth Cole (Women's Studies, University of Michigan)
Lisa Bowleg (George Washington University)



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