Breaking Boundaries, Forging Connections: Feminist Interdisciplinary Theory and Practice

Dec 20, 2007 Apr 28, 2008

Breaking Boundaries, Forging Connections: Feminist Interdisciplinary Theory and Practice

Friday, April 11 to Sunday, April 13, 2008

Breaking Boundaries, Forging Connections will explore the promise and the challenges of interdisciplinarity in feminist and women’s studies, and in the activism it informs and is informed by at the beginning of the twenty-first century, in Canada and internationally. Papers and panels will present interdisciplinarity at work in diverse formats, critical reflections on interdisciplinarity as such, video and narrative presentations, workshops, roundtables and panels, and contributions that attest to the prospects and productive collaborations interdisciplinary commitments can animate.

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Marsha Hanen, Former President of the University of Winnipeg and Pioneer in Interdisciplinary Studies in Canada

Plenary Speakers:

Professor Aritha van Herk, University of Calgary
Professor Christl Verduyn, Mount Allison University

Registration details and other information may be obtained from
Dr. Lorraine Code, Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies
at lorraine.code@msvu.ca

Preliminary program can be found at:
http://www.msvu.ca/womensstudies/NancysChair/ConferenceProgram.pdf

Contact Nancy Salmon of the Interdisciplinary PhD Students Society at nsalmon@dal.ca to learn about “Epistemic Bridges: Interdisciplinarity in the Academy” at Dalhousie University on April 10, 2008.

For more information on this Conference see PhD Students Society website at:
http://idphd.grad.dal.ca/IDPhDStudent_Conference/

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