November 4, 2011

Fiona Joy Green: Maternal Pedagogies

Thursday, November 10 · 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 2M70, 515 Portage Avenue

IWGS is delighted to sponsor the Winnipeg launch of Maternal Pedagogies: In and Outside the Classroom edited by Deborah L. Byrd and our very own Fiona Joy Green, the Acting Associate Dean of Arts and former Chair of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Winnipeg, where she has been teaching for two decades.

This launch will feature readings by 3 contributors to the book: Fiona Joy Green, 
Marlene Pomrenke and Jennifer Watt, and introductions by Deborah Schnitzer.

Great Demeter Press titles will be for sale at the event! 
We will also have tables with info from some of the great mothering programs happening through our community partners!
Please RSVP to Kim at 786-9921 by November 7 if you need childcare. 
This event is held in an accessible space. 

This event is free, and light refreshments will be served. 

Sunday, December 4 · 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm 
McNally Robinson  

Practicing Feminist Mothering explores the realities of feminist mothering for mothers and their children. It examines the material spaces that feminist mothers create to struggle with patriarchy. Based on in-depth interviews with 16 feminist mothers, and with their now-adult children, this work provides a rich understanding of the tensions within feminism surrounding issues of mothering and the reproduction of feminism itself, and offers a powerful perspective on mothering as a central aspect of feminism.  

Fiona Green is a feminist mother and is also author of Feminist Mothering in Theory and Practice, 1985-1995 and many articles and book chapters on feminism and mothering.  

This launch is presented in association with the Institute for Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Winnipeg. 

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