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 .
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.
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
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.
For more information, see our website at www.herstorycafe.ca