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Felice Lifshitz

Women | Gender | Family | Sexuality

Felice Lifshitz

Europe (especially Medieval), Feminism, Religion, Film Her publications include Gender and Historical Film and Television co-edited with Shiobhan Craig and Carol Donelan (Special Issue of Gender and History 30.3 [2018]), Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture (2014), and Gender and Christianity in Medieval Europe: New Perspectives co-edited with Lisa Bitel (2008). She regularly …

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Joan Sangster

The women’s movement, working women, gender and the criminal justice system Joan Sangster taught in the History, Canadian Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies departments at Trent University. A past president of the CHA/SHC and fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, she is currently co-editor of the Canadian labour history journal, Labour/le travail. Her books include Transforming …

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Julia Smith

Gender and work, unions and labour relations, worker organizing Julia Smith is an Assistant Professor in the Labour Studies Program at the University of Manitoba on Treaty 1 territory and the homeland of the Métis Nation. Her research and teaching focus on the political economy of work and labour relations in North America and the …

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Aline Charles

Aline Charles explores the social history of Quebec in the 19th and 20th centuries, with a focus on gender analysis. She is particularly interested in Quebec and transnational history, stages of life, female and male aging, the evolution of hospitals and hospices, women’s work, and the gender of social policies. Alone or in collaboration, she …

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Nicole Neatby

Women’s history, rights and issues Nicole Neatby has published in the fields of women’s history and Quebec history. Her research interests also focus on public history, including the history of the Quebec government’s tourism promotion and North American travel writers’ expectations about and reactions to the province. She has recently helped lead the CHA’s advocacy …

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Denyse Baillargeon

Women’s history, rights and issues Author of Ménagères au temps de la Crise (1991) and Un Québec en mal d’enfants: La médicalisation de la maternité au Québec, 1910-1970 (2004), Denyse Baillargeon’s current research explores the popularization of psychological theories concerning the education of children in Quebec after the Second World War, and the interactions between women and the city.

Cynthia Comacchio

Family, Child Welfare, Health Cynthia Comacchio researches the interrelations of class, gender, family and state in post-Confederation Canada, child and maternal welfare in the twentieth century, fatherhood, adolescence, the politics of health and health care, and industrial hygiene and “the technological sublime.” She is the author of The Dominion of Youth: Adolescence and the Making of …

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Valerie Korinek

Gender, history of sexualities, media and feminist histories Her research focuses on Canadian cultural history with an emphasis on popular culture, histories of gender and sexuality, and food studies. She is the author of four books and anthologies, including the award-winning Roughing It in the Suburbs: Reading Chatelaine Magazine in the Fifties and Sixties. Her most …

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Veronica Strong-Boag

Women’s and Family history, rights and issues Former President of the CHA and founding Director of UBC’s Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies, Veronica Strong-Boag has written extensively on women’s history and the history of children and families in Canada. Her books include Fostering Nation? Canada Confronts the History of Childhood Disadvantage (2011) and The New Day Recalled: …

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