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The Steering Committee of the Eastern Division of The Society for Women in Philosophy has announced that past Humphrey Chair of Feminist Philosophy at Waterloo, Professor Ann Garry, will be receiving the Distinguished Woman Philosopher Award this year.

In 2016, Dr. Anne Innis Dagg joined the Women's Studies program (now Gender and Social Justice) as an adjunct professor. This appointment was made in recognition of Dr. Dagg's long career of feminist research and leadership. Indeed, she was one of the key early figures who helped to create Women's Studies at University of Waterloo. As an adjunct Women's Studies/GSJ professor, Dr.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Dr. Karen Stote talk

Dr. Karen Stote, who teaches in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at Laurier University, gave a talk entitled “Colonialism and the Sterilization of Indigenous Women in Canada.” Dr. Stote’s archival research has helped bring to attention the extent to which indigenous women in the North were subjected to forced sterilizations. She situated forced sterilizations within a discourse of systemic settler colonialism, showing how sterilizations functioned as a cost effective means of erasing indigeneity in Canada.