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Women’s and Gender Studies

Reception to launch book on history of Black Canadian women

book coverIn her book Moving Beyond Borders: A History of Black Canadian and Caribbean Women in the Diaspora, historian Karen Flynn uses oral narratives to examine the experiences of Black women who trained as nurses in Windsor and Chatham hospitals following the Second World War.

Reception fêtes academic success of residence students

Sapphire Wood knows the value of student engagement.

In addition to working as a resident assistant in Electa Hall, the fourth-year women’s studies major belongs to the Outstanding Scholars program, serves as teaching assistant, and participates in the alumni phonathon.

“Being involved in so many things on campus keeps me interested and motivated in my studies,” said Wood.

Ceremony to commemorate victims of Montreal Massacre

The Womyn’s Centre, in partnership with the Engineering Student Society, has planned a ceremony Tuesday to commemorate the victims of the Montreal Massacre as the centrepiece of a series of events observing the National Day of Remembrance of Violence Against Women.

The day will begin with an information fair featuring local organizations committed to ending violence against women and service agencies which provide support for women in the CAW Student Centre Commons from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.