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Upcoming Events 

Women-homelessness

Thursday, September 27, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  
Visit the website for more details and to RSVP by September 12, 2018

Sir George Williams Campus 
1450 Guy Street
JMSB Building, 9th Floor

This event is wheelchair accessible

The Symposium on Women and Homelessness: Vectors of Invisibility symposium, is a one-day, student-led event that connects researchers, practitioners, policy makers and government representatives to discuss factors, conditions, gaps and obstacles contributing to women’s hidden homelessness in Montreal. Productive policy interventions in housing and social support services with the goal of assisting various groups working with homeless individuals will be explored, in an interactive space that integrates keynote speakers, presentations by local organisations and shelters, and roundtable activities. Attention will be called to structural and individual level processes leading to women’s hidden homelessness, especially how gendered aspects of women's experiences contribute to their invisibility.

Co-sponsored by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture (CISSC).


'Glorious' at SPILL Festival 2011, image by Lucy Cash-SM

Within the context of Canadian art, deep listening as a decolonial practice has been a crucial part of engaging Indigenous thinking and other ways of knowing. Please join us for the inaugural event of the 2018-2019 EAHR | Media program featuring:

Rajni Shah, Horizon Postdoctoral Fellow, Acts of Listening Lab (COHDS – Dept of Theatre)

Listening Gathering: how we come together

Thursday September 27th 6:30-8:00pm

Jarislowsky Institute EV 3.711

Please see the poster for further details.

Organized by EAHR | Media CISSC Working Group


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Friday, 26 October, 15:00-16:30, H-1120

Speaker: George Paul Meiu (Harvard University)

Panics over Plastics: Queer Objects, Moral Pollution, and the Materialities of Belonging in Kenya

Poster coming soon!

Organized by the African Studies CISSC Working Group


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