Open Minds forum explores the history of women's rights in Canada

Media Advisory Release Date: January 19, 2016 1:30 p.m.

Members of the media are invited to a public forum on the history of women's activism in Canada. The discussion, entitled “I'm Not a Feminist But...A Brief History of Canadian Women's Activism” will be led by Department of History professor Dr. Donica Belisle, and will also feature commentary by Dr. Darlene Juschka, from the Department of Women's and Gender Studies, and Dr. Carmen Robertson, from the Department of Visual Arts.

Dr. Belisle is a historian of gender and consumer culture, and has researched extensively on women's and gender history. This Open Minds forum aims to facilitate public dialogue on how the struggle for gender equality has played out historically in Canada, and what is has meant, from past to present, to support women's rights in this country.

The forum will take place:

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
7:00 p.m.
College Avenue Campus, University of Regina

Free parking has been arranged in lot 20M. For more information, visit the series website at www.uregina.ca/arts/public-lectures/open-minds.html or call (306) 585-4226.

 

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