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September 1, 2015


Let's get this discussion started!

From September to early December Canada’s History will host education- and community-based webinars inspired by Canadian women's history. 

The 2015 fall webinar series will include a variety of topics in Canadian women's history. We hope to start a conversation leading into the 8th Canada's History Forum: Centennial of Women's Suffrage, and continue the conversation as we move towards celebrations in 2016. Join us in listening to these phenomenal presenters speak about prominent figures, moments, and places in Canada's women's history, as well as what has influenced the teaching of women's history in the classroom and what it looks like today.

For every webinar you attend you will receive one entry in a draw for a chance to win a book published by Canada’s History. The winner will be able to choose from 100 Photos That Changed Canada or 100 Days That Changed CanadaThis draw will take place 16th of December, 2015 at 11:59 pm ET.

Register now to guarantee that you will receive reminders leading up to the webinar, links to the chat room and the recording before everyone else.

Women's history webinar series lineup:

  • On Wednesday, 9 September at 7:00 PM ET, Veronica Strong-Boag will provide us with an overview of Canadian women's suffrage. This is the perfect webinar to attend while preparing for a lesson on women's history in the classroom or if you want to lay the groundwork for future inquiry.

  • On Wednesday, 23 September at 7:00 PM ET, Rachel Collishaw will share her thinking and experiences on the teaching of women's history to the average teenager. Whether you're an educator or a parent, listen in to gain some classroom context.

  • On Wednesday, 7 October at 7:00 PM ET, the National Trust for Canada will discuss Canada's Historic Sites and the Public History of Women

  • On Thursday, 15 October from 1 PM to 5 PM ET, Canada's History will host its 8th annual history forum that will celebrate the centennial of women's suffrage. Register to attend in-person or watch the live stream. See the program and register separately

  • On Wednesday, 21 October at 7:00 PM ET, the Canadian Lesbian + Gay Archives will give snapshots into the lives of lesbian, bisexual, and trans women from the CLGA collections.

  • On Wednesday, 4 November at 7:00 PM ET, Rose Fine-Meyer will share her research on how the society surrounding schools influence the teaching of women's history.

  • On Wednesday, 18 November at 7:00 PM ET, Renée Bondy from the Women’s and Gender Studies program at the University of Windsor will paint us a picture of the live and legacy of Agnes Macphail.

  • On Wednesday, 2 December at 7:00 PM ET, Diane Vautour will provide lead us through select lesson plans she uses to teach women's history.

You are welcome to read more about these individual webinars and register when ready.

Yours in history,
Jessica Knapp
Online Engagement Coordinator
Canada's History Society 

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