Montreal – 2013

Networks for Change and Well-being
International Gender and Girlhood Exchange
Monday, December 16, 2013 9:00-4:30

Room 200 Coach House, 3715 Peel Street

Welcome and Introductions

Forum for Gender Studies: University of Mid-Sweden*
Katja Gillander Gådin, Katarina Giritli Nygren, Sara Nyhles


 New findings on issues and challenge facing girls and young women in Canada
11:00 -12:00
Chair: Sandra Weber
Girls’ Action Foundation: Saman Ahsan, Juniper Glass

 Update: Status of Women Canada
Kyna Boyce

 Catered Lunch (Room 221)
12:15- 1:00

Photovoix “AVISE” avec les femmes rurales et les jeunes filles
Myriam Gervais and Lysanne Rivard

Chair: Marnina Gonick

Positive girls
Tatiana Fraser
Participatory monitoring research in education: An interdisciplinary dialogue with girls with disabilities in Viet Nam
Thuy Nguyen & Claudia Mitchell
Girls and social media: Emergent research questions
Caroline Caron
17th to 19th century girls’ domestic activities as DIY culture
Jacqueline Reid-Walsh


Research Roundtable
Conversations: What are we learning about gender and girls’ lives and what’s methodology got to do with it?
Chair and moderator: Ann Smith
Barbara Hunting, Katie MacEntee, Lukas Labacher, M-J Kim, Cora Conway, Lysanne Rivard, Fatima Khan, Haidee Lefebvre, Casey Burkholder

 Collective Biography in Girlhood Research*
Chair: Mary Cullinan
Marnina Gonick

 Brief Wrap-up 


Book Launch: Memory

 Productive Remembering and Social Agency (Teresa Strong-Wilson; Claudia Mitchell, Susann Allnutt & Kathleen Pithouse-Morgan)

 With contributors from Memory and Pedagogy (Claudia Mitchell, Teresa Strong-Wilson, Kathleen Pithouse-Morgan & Susann Allnuttand Collective Biography (GHS 6:1) (guest editors Marnina Gonick and Susanne Gannon) 


Wine and Cheese

 *The first presentation from the team of researchers from the University of Mid-Sweden and the last presentation from Marnina Gonick of Mount Saint Vincent University reflect the two latest issues of Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal: GHS (6:1) “Making method in Girlhood Studies: Collective Biography” and GHS (6:2) Nordic “Girls’ Studies: Current Themes and Theoretical Approaches”.

 Sponsored by Participatory Cultures Lab, Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal