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February 2018

LunchTalk: Microaggressions & Inclusivity

Monday, February 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
University Centre Ontario Canada

GRCGED LunchTalk series is returning with a special workshop on microaggressions and inclusivity, as a part of our Black History Month programming. This LunchTalk will focus on how we can make our spaces more inclusive, and how we can avoid microaggressions. University Centre, Room 430

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Interdisciplinary Feminist Speakers Series Presents “Making, Community: Investigating Diversity in Creative Spaces” With Kim Martin

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The maker movement has been growing over the last two decades and is now a part of university life in both makerspaces and digital humanities (DH) centers. Drawing on recent literature which acknowledges both the lack of inclusion and accessibility in makerspaces and a desire for diversity within the digital humanities, Martin will employ intersectional feminist theory to investigate and critique participation in creative spaces. Register online. McLaughlin Library, THINC Lab (2nd floor)

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Sexism Armed: Gender Violence and the Barriers to Justice

Sunday, February 11, 2018 @ 3:40 pm - 5:10 pm
MacKinnon Building, 87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Part of the 2018 Rebel Knowledge Symposium: Panel Presentation How does sexual and gendered violence operate across different spaces? How is it experienced by those who are impacted? What are barriers to addressing gender violence and getting justice? This panel looks at the lived experiences of those who are survivors of gender violence, and discusses the various ways in which sexism is institutionalized and violence perpetuated. Drawing on diverse case studies, it will cover topics such as: violence on post-secondary…

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IF (Interdisciplinary Feminism): Guilty Pleasures with Karen Houle

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ontario Canada

Bring your lunch and join us in THINC Lab for an interesting discussion of "Guilty Pleasures". Karen Houle will kick us off with some not-so secret pastimes, and then everyone is invited to discuss, tell stories and jump in with their stories of things we like... but shouldn't. McLaughlin Library (2nd Floor, THINC Lab) All are welcome. Register online.

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Chancellor Martha Billes at Inspirational Women Event

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

University of Guelph Chancellor Martha Billes will be honoured at the Guelph Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Inspirational Women event. For more information and tickets, contact Amanda Dersken at amanda@guelphchamber.com or 519-822-8081 ext. 223 Location: Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre  

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Guelph Queer Equality: 101 Workshop

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
University Centre Ontario Canada

Are you a straight person who wants to know more about the queer community and how you can be a better ally? Do you understand that people are gay and straight, but don't quite get everything else? Are you new to the community and struggling to understand what the heck is going on? Come on out to GQE's 101 Workshop! We will be going over some queer terminology and different experiences that queer people have. All non-intrusive questions will be…

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March 2018

International Women’s Day

Thursday, March 8, 2018

On March 8, we celebrate International Women's Day. Throughout history, women have collaborated and lead purposeful action to redress inequality in the hope of a better future. These efforts have been carried out through bold well-documented action, as well as through humble resistance that never made it into history books. International Women's Day is a global day to celebrate the social, economic, and political achievements of women. The day also calls for action on accelerating efforts of gender parity and…

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DigiDo – Re-Situating Women: A Feminist Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Ontario Canada

Come to our Feminist Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, with a focus on women's histories, inspired by Art+Feminism, a "do-it-yourself and do-it-with others" campaign! Edit women into Wikipedia: update or create entries on women — broadly conceived — across disciplines. Possible topics include visual artists, poets, scientists, activists, philosophers and more. Draw on your passion and expertise! Join us at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. or both! Let's celebrate women's histories from all walks of life. We'll have cookies, tea, stickers and pins to boot! Register here: http://cal.lib.uoguelph.ca/event/3447629…

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Honouring International Women’s Day: Research & Revolt!

Thursday, March 8, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
University Centre Ontario Canada

The Research Facility for Women’s Health and Wellbeing (Psychology Department) is hosting its second annual free one-day conference in honour of International Women’s Day 2018, where researchers from across the University will present their work on issues related to women and girls. All are welcome! University Centre, Room 442

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Guelph Women in Leadership: Think Beyond Convention speaker series on International Women’s Day

Thursday, March 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Guelph Women in Leadership is proud to present its third annual speaker series event for International Women's Day. This year's theme is "Think Beyond Convention" and will focus on the personal success stories of female guest speakers from Fidelity Investments, Bayer, AccorHotels and the Toronto Blue Jays. There will also be a chance to sit at a table and network with industry professionals from CPA Ontario, Microsoft, RBC, Neilsen, Gordon Food Service, PepsiCo and more! Victoria Park East Golf Club…

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Amanda Lang – The Beauty of Discomfort talk and book signing

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free public talk and book signing in support of the United Nations' HeForShe women's solidarity movement for gender equality. Why do some people drive change while others are blindsided by it? Why are some people able to adapt and thrive? How can we make change easier? Becoming comfortable with discomfort won’t just make us more resilient and more successful, however we define success. It will also make us happier. Hear from award-winning business journalist Amanda Lang as she examines how to…

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Interdisciplinary Feminism (IF…): Fit is a Feminist Issue

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

IF...Interdisciplinary Feminist Speaker Series Presents Samantha Brennan - Fit is a Feminist Issue Come hear new College of Arts Dean Samantha Brennan talk about her adventures in blogging about feminism and fitness (http://fitisafeministissue.com). She'll talk about why feminists ought to take physical activity seriously as a matter of equality, well-being and justice. Samantha will also talk about some of the themes in her co-authored, forthcoming book Fit at Midlife: A Feminist Fitness Journey and address the issue of writing for non-academic…

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IF (Interdisciplinary Feminism)…Prod-Tech-Tivity and the Art of Slowing Down

Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Bring your lunch and join us in THINC Lab for an interesting discussion of "Prod-tech-tivity and the Art of Slowing Down". PhD student Abi Lemak will kick us off by introducing some of her favourite apps and platforms for helping manage her time. Everyone is welcome to join in on the fun, in this inclusive, welcoming conversation about the tech we use to 'better' ourselves. McLaughlin Library (2nd Floor, THINC Lab)

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April 2018

Exploring narratives of women survivors of abuse: Stories of empowerment and recovery in the context of Turkey

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Bursa Yalcinoz is currently a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Bogazici University, Turkey, presents a discussion on narratives of women survivors of abuse. In her research, she is addressing questions about the initiation of disengagement process from abusive relationships, women's personal experiences after physical separation and their processes of empowerment and psychological recovery. She will continue to work on her dissertation study at the CSSLRV as a visiting PhD student, from October 2017 - October 2018.…

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