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2016 FRG Conference

Thank you to all who attended, presented and participated in the 2016 FRG Conference. We look forward to seeing you all next year.

 

The University of Windsor Feminist Research Group is hosting a conference on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the University of Windsor showcasing graduate and undergraduate research.

The theme of this year's conference is Intersectionality and Identity Politics. As in previous years, the conference will feature exceptional works from a variety of disciplines.

This year's conference keynote speaker is Dr. Jane Nicholas. Her talk is entitled: “Intersectional Feminism at the Freak Show: History and Identity Politics.”

Dr. Jane Nicholas is an associate professor in the departments of Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies and History at St. Jerome’s in the University of Waterloo. She is the author of The Modern Girl:  Feminine Modernities, the Body, and Commodities in the 1920s (UTP, 2015). She is currently completing a book manuscript on the history of the freak show in Canada called Not a Sideshow: The Freak Show in Canada, 1900-1970.

The conference will be held on the University of Windsor campus, and registration is open to all students, faculty, and community members.