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#MeToo Awareness: Gender, Health & Justice Conference
April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Friday, April 19
Opening Reception 4:00-6:00
The Boat Club, Fitger’s Complex
Welcome from Catherine McCarty (Associate Dean for Research, Professor, Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health)
Reception, performance by Sing! A Women’s Chorus,
and a presentation from Dr. Sneja Gunew (University of British Columbia)
“Intimate Violence: Affective Translation Inside and Outside Language”
Sneja Gunew (FRSC) B.A. (Melbourne), M.A. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Newcastle, NSW) has taught in England, Australia and Canada. She has published widely on multicultural, postcolonial and feminist critical theory and is Professor Emerita of English and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada. She was Director of the Centre for Research in Women’s and Gender Studies (2002-7) and North American editor of Feminist Theory (Sage) 2006-10.
Based in Canada since 1993, her current work is on comparative multiculturalisms and diasporic literatures and their intersections with national and global cultural formations. Her most recent book is titled: Post-Multicultural Writers as Neo-Cosmopolitan Mediators (Anthem 2017). http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/