candle burning in darkAn Oct. 23 teach-in will feature experts on the cost of gendered violence.

Intimate partner violence subject of teach-in

The Interdisciplinary and Critical Studies Department will host the second evening in its “Learning (to) Hate Violence” teach-in series at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23.

The evening features several experts, including Dusty Johnstone, director of the Office of Sexual Violence Prevention, Resistance, and Support; Tori-Lee Jenkins, criminal defence counsel with Caramanna Friedberg LLP; and author and educator Fartumo Kusow.

These talks are in response to recent incidences of hate violence that have affected the campus community and will shed light on the reality of gendered violence.

Monday’s teach-in, “The Fight at Home, Intimate Partner Violence, and the Intersectional Cost,” is accessible as a simultaneous hybrid presentation.

A prologue is dedicated to remembering Sahra Bulle, UWindsor student, daughter, sister, and friend.
The formal presentations include:

  • “The Landscape of Intimate Partner Violence,” Dusty Johnstone
  • “Navigating the Relationship between the State and the Home,” Tori-Lee Jenkins
  • “The Repercussions of Femicide on Families and Communities,” Fartumo Kusow

This series is supported by the University of Windsor Office of Sexual Violence, Resistance, and Support; the Office of People, Equity, and Inclusion; the School of Social Work, and the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Each session takes place in the SoCA Armouries Performance Hall and runs from 7 to 9 p.m. and is free to attend in person or on Microsoft Teams. Register for a teach-in session (in-person or online) by emailing

The Armouries is located at 37 University Ave. East; access the building by the entry on Freedom Way.