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Women's History Month 2021

Posted by Communications and Marketing on October 7, 2021 in News

Below you will find a list of faculty at Dalhousie who can provide commentary on various topics and issues related to Women's History Month 2021. 

Women in politics

Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Lori Turnbull, Director, School of Public Administration
Research Specialties: Canadian parliamentary governance, political ethics, elections, electoral systems, and public engagement
Contact: lturnbul@dal.ca and 902-494-6605

Women in performing arts –History, role and significance

Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Jacqueline Warwick, Professor, Director Fountain School of Performing Arts, Gender and Women’s Studies – Cross Appointment
Research Specialties: Musicology, music and culture, popular music, American music, performance studies, celebrity studies, child prodigies
Contact: jwarwick@dal.ca

BIPOC women and advocacy – History, role and significance 

Dalhousie Expert
: Dr. Patti Doyle-Bedwell, Associate Professor, Faculty of Open Learning and Career Development. 
Research Specialties: First Nations educational policies, employment equity, cultural diversity, human rights, and Aboriginal law
Contact: patti.doyle.bedwell@Dal.Ca

Black women and diaspora, and Black Canadian women's history

Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Afua Cooper, Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
Research Specialties: Slavery, Abolition and Freedom, Global Memorialization of the Slave Trade, Universities, Slavery, and Race, Black Canada, Black Women and Diaspora, Black Literatures, Oratures, and Cultural Practices, Social Justice and Inequality, Decolonization
Contact: afua.cooper@dal.ca and 902-494-30112

Misogynistic subcultures, the pervasiveness of violence against women and how we can continue to support positive gender identity in film, literature and other mediums

Dalhousie Expert:
Dr. Brad Congdon, Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Research Topics: 20th Century American Literature and Culture, Periodical Studies, Gender Studies, Pulp Fiction
Contact: brad.congdon@dal.ca

Please note - it is at the faculty members discretion if they have availability to accommodate an interview.