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Content Warning / Introduction to our Project

From 2014 to 2021, the Atwater Library and Computer Centre is conducting an important project funded by Status of Women Canada aimed at preventing and eliminating cyberviolence against girls and young women. Cyberviolence (e.g. cyberbullying, Internet luring and cyberstalking) and sexual violence are complex problems that requires nuanced and multi-pronged approaches. There is a pressing

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Exploring the intersection of Rape Culture and Disability with Forum Theatre

Context We are conducting an important three-year project funded by Status of Women Canada addressing the issue of rape culture. Our project focuses on partnerships with colleges/CEGEPs to develop policy solutions, pedagogical strategies and knowledge mobilization approaches that respond to this problem. We believe that college campuses are an important point of engagement addressing rape

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PB&J is a must-see FRINGE youth theatre show

PB&J tackles bullying and questions teenage stereotypes If you are looking for a fun theatre show to spark discussion with your kids about identity, stereotypes and bullying this summer, this St-Ambroise FRINGE Festival production is the one for you! Presented at the MainLine theatre this June, PB&J is a Québécois youth theatre adaptation of a cult

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Podcast – No Filter: Jasmyn Lawson

No Filter: Women Owning it Online is a podcast series that explores what it means to be a woman online. This episode features Jasmyn Lawson, former culture editor at Giphy. “That’s the search engine that houses all those looped videos we use to express emotion – and ourselves – online. But when Jasmyn started working there,

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Podcast: Revisionist History – The Lady Vanishes

Check out this podcast from Revisionist History: http://revisionisthistory.com/episodes/01-the-lady-vanishes “In the late 19th, a painting by a virtually unknown artist took England by storm: ‘The Roll Call’ but after that brilliant first effort, the artist all but disappeared. Why? The Lady Vanishes explores the world of art and politics to examines the strange phenomenon of the “token”—the

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TGNQ Experiences of Campus Sexual Violence

This literature review offers an overview of research on transgender, genderqueer, non-conforming and questioning (TGNQ) students’ experiences of sexual violence on college campuses. In addition to synthesizing and critically assessing available data and knowledge on TGNQ students affected by campus sexual violence, it offers suggestions for future research, including important methodological and theoretical considerations. (Written

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Zipped Underwear Series – Ursula Oberhozer

Concordia’s undergraduate feminist art and art history magazine, Yiara, has posted about a powerful art series, created by Ursula Oberhozer, that addresses issues of sexual assault and a woman’s right to control over her own body.     Oberhozer says, “The drawings and the series of under-wears represent women’s right to decide when sexual intimacy is

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