MARCH 7, 2017 - "Not an Instruction Manual": The Handmaid's Tale and the Lessons of Reproductive Justice

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre is pleased to partner with WIIS-Canada to present:

"Not an Instruction Manual": The Handmaid's Tale and the Lessons of Reproductive Justice

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
12 to 1:30 p.m.
Fauteux Hall - FTX570
(57 Louis-Pasteur, uOttawa)

All are welcome.
Bring your lunch!
The event will be presented in English.
RSVP at HRREC@uOttawa.ca


Speaker:

  • Christabelle SETHNA | Associate Professor, Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Christabelle Sethna holds a PhD. in the History of Education. Her topics of study are the history of sex education, contraception and abortion in Canada. She uses a feminist translational approach that connects the local to the global. Professor Sethna has worked on the history of the birth control pill in Canada between 1960-1980 and its impact on young, single, university women. She is now researching the travel women undertake to access abortion services both domestically and internationally.


* The Human Rights Research and Education Centre may take pictures at this event for use on the website.


Presentation by Christabelle Sethna | Présentation par Christabelle Sethna

 

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