Category Archives: Women’s history

Herstory Cafe: February women’s history

Rosie the Riveter Revisited
A Modern History of Women in the Trades

Friday February 21, 2014
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Vancouver Public Library Central
350 West Georgia St.
Alma Vandusen Room, lower level
Free admission and seating is limited

Join our roundtable for a presentation and discussion of the challenges and joys faced by women entering the BC trades in the 1970s. Participants include: Kate Braid, Judy Doll, Janet Lane, Tamara Pongracz, Heather Tomsic and Marilyn Lanz.

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November women’s history talk: ‘Stuck in the Middle With You’: The Story of India’s Transgendered Hijra Community, with Dr. Bidisha Ray

Join the Herstory Cafe on Thursday 21 November, 2013, for a talk by Dr. Bidisha Ray on the controversies, current politics, and popular myths surrounding India’s oldest transgendered community, the Hijras.

SFU Harbour Centre , 515 West Hastings Street, Room 1425
7pm – 8:30pm
Free Admission. Open to the public (Drop-in and limited seating)