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Women's History Month 2021
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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: email@example.com 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
Please note - it is at the faculty members discretion if they have availability to accommodate an interview.