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Inspiring Women Among Us 2021

by Nicole de Blois on 2021-11-16T00:00:00-08:00 | Comments

 

Inspiring Women Among Us (IWAU) is an initiative based out of UNBC, and each year they prepare a week of events leading up to the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, usually recognized on December 6th, the date of the Montréal École Polytechnique massacre. This year's events will be taking place from November 17-24, with the day of remembrance being recognized on November 25th. For more information about IWAU and their mission, visit their about page

This year's theme is "Critique, Renewal, and Celebration: Feminism, the arts, and more inclusive post COVID-19 futures." The week includes a variety of events, including workshops, presentations, readings and book launches, and more! To see the full schedule and access the online events, visit the IWAU 2021 events page, or pick up a paper copy from the 2nd floor library IWAU display. 

Want some reading to go along with IWAU's events? Check out the 2nd floor library display which includes selections related to this year's theme:

Cover ArtWe Are Dancing for You by Cutcha Risling Baldy; Coll Thrush (Series edited by); Charlotte Coté (Series edited by)
Call Number: E99.H8 R57 2018
ISBN: 9780295743448
Publication Date: 2018-05-01
 
 
 
Cover ArtRadical Gestures by Jayne Wark
Call Number: N72.F45 W37 2006
ISBN: 9780773530669
Publication Date: 2006-08-14
 
 
 
Cover ArtBlack Feminism Reimagined by Jennifer C. Nash
Call Number: HQ1197 .N37 2019
ISBN: 9781478000594
Publication Date: 2019-02-08
 
 
 
Cover ArtBodies of Information by Elizabeth Losh (Editor); Jacqueline Wernimont (Editor)
Call Number: HQ1154 .B63 2018
ISBN: 9781517906115
Publication Date: 2019-01-08
 
 
 
We hope you enjoy the week of events by IWAU!

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