Women's Studies Events

WSFR Annual Conference

We hope you can join us for our annual conference on Wednesday April 25th. This year our conference theme is Gender-based Violence: Past Present, Future. Some of our speakers include:
Bonnie Brayton, Director of DisAbled Women's Network
Annalise Trudell, Manager of Education, Training and Research, Anova
Barb MacQuarrie, Community Director of the Centre for Research and Education on Violence against Women & Children in the Faculty of Education at the Western University
Lina Sunseri, Associate Professor, Sociology, Brescia University
Erica Lawson, Associate Professor, Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Western University

Attendance is free but please register so that we have numbers for lunch. You can register by e-mailing alicia at


WSFR Speaker Series 2018



Speaker Series 2017

Please join us for the first speaker in the Women's Studies Speaker Series, Prof. Sara Day. Prof Day is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Linguistics at Truman State University. Her book, Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary Young Adult Literature, was published by the University Press of Mississippi in 2013. Day has also published articles on Twilight, Young Adult dystopian fiction, and Young Adult neo-Victorian fiction.

Her talk is titled  “Killing the Queen Bee: The Dead Mean Girl in Young Adult Literature.” 

Day and time: Thursday, October 19th, from 4:30-6:00

Location: FNB (FIMS and Nursing Building) 3210


Queer Research Day

Wendesday, April 19,2017
Stevenson 3101


Feminist Activism: Organizing for change

April 25,2017
Atrium, International and Graduate Affairs Building

Organizing For Change

Calling for Submission: Pride London Art Show 2017

Seeking artists for the 2017 Pride London Festival Art Show & Sale
Many great artists have submitted & displayed their works over the years. We invite you to join their echelon & to take part in the Pride London Festival Art Show!We encourage all forms of visual arts and mediums for submission: painting, photography, sculpture, digital, collage, printmaking, pottery, etc.


Show Dates:  Thursday, July 20th - Sunday, July 30th

Host Gallery:  The ARTS Project, 203 Dundas Street

Categories:  Student/Hobbyist, Emerging & Professional (see below for descriptions)

Deadline:  Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - up to 3 entries (see submission form for details)

Fee:  No submission fee


Pride London Art Show