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EVENT: Mother Outlaws' Speakers Series (Toronto, Canada)


FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

The Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (MIRCI)
announces our continuing 2011 events for the

Mother Outlaws' Speakers Series

The Mother Outlaws Speakers Series is a free monthly event open to the public presenting
topical issues on motherhood and feminism.

Tuesday September 20th, 2011
6:30pm- 9:00pm
Women's College Hospital , Boardroom E252
76 Grenville Street (Bay and College), Toronto
(scent-free environment please)



The 21st Century Motherhood Movement

This panel will address several motherhood organizations featured in the ground breaking 2011 anthology by Demeter Press that highlight maternal advocacy, activism, and social change

The keynote address will discuss the challenges and possibilities of maternalism, detail the strategies of 21st century maternal activism, and affirm a much-needed mother-centered theory and politics of feminism.


Maternal Activism as Matrocentric Feminism
Andrea O'Reilly
Associate Professor in the School of Women's Studies, York University and
Founder/Director of MIRCI

Mother Outlaws: Building Communities of Empowered Feminist Mothers in the Mother'hood
Linn Baran

Empowering Women to Become Mothers: Midwifery in Ontario, 1900-2010
Judith Mintz

Toronto Feminist Mothers
Tania Jivraj and Rebecca Lee

Single Mothers by Choice: No Time to Wait for a Perfect Partner
Veronika Novoselova

Changing the World One Mother at a Time: The International Mothers and Mothering Network
Melinda Vandenbeld Giles

For further information, please visit our website

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