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April 2018

Interdisciplinary Feminism (IF…) presents: Micro Counter Narratives

Thursday, April 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Interdisciplinary Feminism Speaker Series Presents: Micro Counter Narratives with Aimée Morrison, University of Waterloo The viral Twitter hashtag campaigns #DistractinglySexy, #StayMadAbby and #BeckyWithTheBadGrades respond to structural oppression in higher education and public culture by producing micro counter narratives to stereotyped characterizations of women in science, and race-based affirmative action in admissions, respectively. This talk will discuss the productive social justice work that can come from this sometimes uncomfortable context collapse between humour and seriousness, between pop culture and matters of…

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May 2018

Book launch for “Fit at Midlife: A Feminist Fitness Journey”

Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate the launch of Fit at Midlife: A Feminist Fitness Journey, the newest book from Samantha Brennan, Dean of the College of Arts. Location: The Bookshelf, 41 Quebec St., Guelph.

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DH@Guelph: Making at the Intersection

Monday, May 14, 2018 - Thursday, May 17, 2018

This Digital Humanities@Guelph course will create space for discussions of gender and technology, based on a framework of intersectional feminist texts. Daily discussions of readings will be supplemented with hands-on creation of both digital and physical objects (games, storytelling, wearables, etc). With each creation, course instructors will invite participants to reflect on the work that they do, relate it to the readings, and critique each other’s creations in terms of feminist theories of technology. Learn more. Register.

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Arrell Food Summit: Accessing Innovation – Addressing Opportunities for Young, Female Farmers Globally

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Rozanski Hall, 98 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1

"Accessing Innovation: Addressing Opportunities for Young, Female Farmers Globally" is part of the Arrell Food Summit. Around the world, women make up half of all farmers, but they are marginalized in farm ownership, decision making and access to life-changing agricultural technology. This session, part of the Arrell Food Summit, explores new ideas and opportunities for how to enhance visibility of young female farmers around the world and tap the enormous potential they offer for a sustainable farming future. Panelists Aprilia Ambarwati and…

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September 2018

O-Week Feminist Breakfast

Sunday, September 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
University Centre Ontario Canada

Looking for like-minded feminists? Craving a community that is committed to anti-oppression advocacy and wants to work on radical events & programs? Enjoy a casual breakfast meet-and-greet at the Guelph Resource Centre for Gender Empowerment and Diversity and learn more about who we are, what we do and how to get involved with us! University Centre, Room 109 (GRCGED Office)

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IF… Speaker Series: Creating Indigenous Feminist Space

Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Prof. Kim Anderson kicks off the semester's IF... speaker series with her talk Creating Indigenous Feminist Space. In this talk, Prof. Anderson will discuss how she has been engaged in embodied place-making with Indigenous women on campuses in the Guelph and Waterloo regions. As a founding member of the Kika'ige Historical Society (with Lianne Leddy and Brittany Luby) Prof. Anderson has engaged in two performance art pieces in response to the "fathers of confederation" and Canada 150 events. She will show films and…

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October 2018

U of G Women, Work and Wellness

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
University Centre Ontario Canada

What are your challenges to living and working well? Join colleagues from across campus to share wellness ideas and practices for working women. 7:30 a.m. - Networking 8 a.m. -  Wellness presentation 8:10 a.m. - Reflection and facilitated discussion With support from a Wellness@Work grant, there are six sessions planned to connect you with women in a diversity of roles across campus with whom you can explore, exchange, discuss experiences, perspectives and ideas related to wellness. Our belief is that…

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Guelph Women in Leadership: Strategies for Building a Career in Real Estate

Thursday, October 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
University Centre Ontario Canada

U of G's Guelph Women in Leadership (GWIL) is excited to announce our first panel event in partnership with CLV Group and InterRent REIT to talk about strategies to help build your early career in the different sectors of real estate. Come out to listen to experts in sales, marketing, property management, human resources and customer care. This is a great opportunity for students to gain knowledge about various opportunities the real estate industry has to offer and network with…

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IF Series Brown Bag Lunch: What do Feminists Eat for Breakfast?

Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bring your lunch and join us for a fun and friendly discussion, lead by Karen Houle, philosophy department. For this single event in the Interdisciplinary Feminisms (IF...) Brown Bag Lunch Series, we will be meeting at the Organic Farm on Campus! After this the series will continue in THINC Lab, Library 280. 

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Lunch and Learn: The Power of Inclusive Research

Friday, October 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Rozanski Hall, 98 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1

U of G's Centre for Families, Work and Well-being is hosting a lunch and learn on The Power of Inclusive Research. Presenter Julianne Acker-Verney will share key findings from her work and highlight research methods that share power with, and give a voice to, diverse women with disabilities. This is an interactive 90-minute workshop designed to identify and model inclusive practices. Julianne will draw from Hankivsky’s 2014 primer on intersectionality, as well as Rosemarie Garland-Thomson’s critical concept of misfitting (2011), to…

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She’s Got Game Launch

Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us as we celebrate the exciting launch of U of G's She's Got Game initiative! She's Got Game is committed to fostering gender equity and encouraging women and girls to excel in sports. It aims to help girls and women acquire tools to succeed on and off the field of play by engaging the community, informing policy and fundraising. Food and beverages will be provided. Learn more about the initiative at www.shesgotgame.ca.

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Inclusivity in STEM – 2018/2019 PSEER Seminar Series with Mary Wells

Thursday, October 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Science Complex, 488 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Dean Mary Wells will lead a discussion on "Closing the Gender Gap in Engineering - Is it Possible?" Summerlee Science Complex, Room 1511

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November 2018

IF…Series presents Tara Bynum “Sarah and Bess: An Accounting of Two Black Girl-Friends”

Thursday, November 1, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

THINC Lab welcomes visiting fellow Tara Bynum of Hampshire College for her talk Sarah and Bess: An Accounting of Two Black Girl-Friends. Prof. Bynum will discuss her new project, a digitization of Cesar Lyndon's account book and will consider what a digital scholarly edition can help us understand about a text and its historical moment. Register here: http://cal.lib.uoguelph.ca/event/3464704 Library, THINC Lab, Room 280

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IF Series Brown Bag Lunch: A White Vegetarian Professor-Mom Supports the Haudenosaunee Hunt in the Shorthills Provincial Park — and Learns to Sit Quietly

Friday, November 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

A White Vegetarian Professor-Mom Supports the Haudenosaunee Hunt in the Shorthills Provincial Park -- and Learns to Sit Quietly Speaker: Julie Cairnie Register here: http://cal.lib.uoguelph.ca/event/3462846 Library: THINC Lab, Room 280

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– FULL – Interactive Workshop: Women and Leadership

Thursday, November 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
University Centre Ontario Canada

- Registration for this event is now full - Join Dr. M. Gloria González-Morales and PhD candidate Grace Ewles to explore the links between gender, emotional labour, imposter syndrome, stress and burnout and ways to effectively translate women’s emotional labour into executive leadership practice. Please contact cfww@uoguelph.ca for more information. University Centre, Room 442

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Oxfam at Guelph: “Creating Spaces: A Conversation on Violence Against Women”

Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fifth, 50 Stone Road East, University Centre, 5th floor
Guelph, Ontario N1G2W1 Canada

Come to the Fifth (formerly the Grad Lounge) in the UC on Nov. 19 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. for a discussion on violence against women, including woman abuse and sexual violence. Panelists include: Nicole Jeffrey, PhD Candidate, Applied Social Psychology, University of Guelph Jessica St. Peter, Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis Public Educator

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Feminist Reading Group #2: Intro to Revolutionary Feminism

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
University Centre Ontario Canada

Join us for a casual monthly feminist reading group with GRCGED facilitated by GRCGED volunteer Charlotte. Copies will be provided at the event and will be read aloud as a group, followed by group discussion. This event is physically accessible and open to all folks interested in learning about proletarian feminism. We will be reading a zine titled "Militancy not Masculinity: A Proletarian Feminist Reader" by the Proletarian Feminist Committee of Progressive Youth Organization. This zine features an outline of…

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IF Series Brown Bag Lunch: The Open Movement: Where the women at?

Friday, November 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The Open Movement: Where the women at? Bring your lunch to THINC Lab, Library Room 280, and join us for a fun and friendly discussion, lead by Amy Buckland, Head, Research and Scholarship. All are welcome! Speaker: Amy Buckland Register here: http://cal.lib.uoguelph.ca/event/3462847

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December 2018

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women: Dec. 6 Memorial

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Thornbrough Building, 80 South Ring Road East
Guelph, Ontario Canada

On Dec. 6, join with the University community as we remember, reflect on and respond to the anniversary of the L’École Polytechnique Massacre and Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.  A service will be held in the Adams Atrium in the Thornborough Building that will include remarks and a reading of the victims' names. The service runs from 2 - 2:30 p.m. In the University Centre Courtyard, the Student Help and Advocacy Centre will run an…

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January 2019

Women, Work and Wellness session: Sharing the load – Women’s leadership practice

Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Sharing the load:  Women’s leadership practice M. Gloria González-Morales and PhD candidate Grace Ewles will explore the links between gender, emotional labour and work. Consider how we can lift each other up, share the load and recognize women’s leadership practice. Dinner will be provided - $18 per person. Please register online by Jan. 29. Everyone is welcome to attend. Univeristy Centre, University Club (4th Floor)

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