Gender, Health, & Social Justice Speaker Series (2021/2022)

Letitia Johnson Announcement
Subject Fields
Women's & Gender History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Health and Health Care, Public Health, Sexuality Studies

Jointly presented by Dr. Whitney Wood (Canada Research Chair in the Historical Dimensions of Women’s Health, Vancouver Island University) and Dr. Erika Dyck (Canada Research Chair in Health and Social Justice, University of Saskatchewan). Co-organized by Dr. Karissa Patton (CRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Vancouver Island University) and Letitia Johnson (PhD Candidate, History, University of Saskatchewan)

The series is presented virtually (via Zoom) on select Fridays from 10:00-11:30am PST.


November 19, 2021: Urvi Desai (McGill University), "Birth Control in India: Women’s Stories, Health, and Technology, 1930s-60s"

January 21, 2022: Georgia Grainger (University of Strathclyde), "Vasectomy in Twentieth Century Britain: Uncovering Men's Reproductive Choices"

March 4, 2022: Ipshita Nath (University of Saskatchewan), "Diseased Delinquent Bodies: Sanitation, Healthcare, and Jail-Discipline in Colonial India"

March 25, 2022: Jennifer Fraser (University of Toronto), "Behind the Screen: The History and Politics of Canadian Breast Cancer Imaging"

April 1, 2022: Publishing in Scholarly Journals: Q&A with the North American Editors of Gender & History, Cheryl Warsh (Vancouver Island University), Katharine Rollwagen (Vancouver Island University), Cathryn Spence (University of Guelph)

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Contact Information

Letitia Johnson (PhD Candidate), History

University of Saskatchewan 

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