On October 12th, 2017, Café Minerva was a guest of the City of Vancouver Archives. A panel of women’ historians (Veronica Strong-Boag, Lara Campbell, and Sherry Edmunds-Fleet) discussed “The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage in British Columbia.”
Join the Herstory Cafe for a talk by Charles Hou on 18 June, 2015: “Canadian Political Cartoonists View the Struggle for Women’s Rights.” SFU-Vancouver (Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Room 1600), 7 pm. Free.
Please join the editors of Worth Fighting For (Lara Campbell, Catherine Gidney, and Michael Dawson) on Thursday 14 May, 2015 at SFU-Vancouver (Harbour Centre) Room 1600, 3:30-5 p.m. Click here to look at the book’s table of contents .
On Tuesday 28 April 2015, come hear Dr. Veronica Strong-Boag speak on women’s suffrage: “A Suffragist Trajectory from Rural Poverty to CCF MLA and Activist: The Case of B.C.’s Laura Marshall Jamieson (1882-1964). SFU-Vancouver (Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Room 2270), 7pm.
Equality Deferred: Human Rights in British Columbia History
Join SFU’s Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, the Department of History, and the Herstory Cafe for Dr. Dominique Clément’s talk on the historical origins of human rights law, with a focus on British Columbia and sex discrimination. The province was at the forefront of the women’s movement and a laboratory in human rights legal innovations, and yet nowhere else was human rights law more contested.
Funded by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, SFU
Thursday, 11 September 2014, 7:30 p.m. Reception and Book signing to follow
SFU Vancouver: Harbour Centre (515 West Hastings Street), Segal Centre Rooms (Room# 1410-1410). Free but reservation required: sfu.ca/reserve