UBC experts: International Women’s Day

UBCO faculty can speak about why this day is necessary

Professor Alison Conway
English and Cultural Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies

Phone: 250 807 9701
Email: alison.conway@ubc.ca

Research Interests: Woman’s literature; literary and cultural history of the long eighteenth century in Britain; narrative studies; and gender and sexuality theory.

Professor Sue Frohlick
Anthropology, Gender and Women’s Studies

Phone: 250 807 8525
Email: susan.frohlick@ubc.ca

Research Interests: Mobility, subjectivity, space, gender, and sexuality; transnational intimacies; immigration; tourism and travel; youth and youthhood; community-based research; urban and transnational anthropology; heterosexuality; ethnography.

Associate Professor Suzanne Gott
Art History, Creative Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies

Phone: 250 807 9671
Email: suzanne.gott@ubc.ca

Research Interests: Exploring issues of gender, comparative aesthetics, display, and performance; investigating continuities and/or transformations of precolonial art and aesthetics in colonial, postcolonial, and contemporary art and visual culture.

Assistant Professor Heather Latimer
Gender and Women’s Studies

Phone: 250 807 8153
Email: heather.latimer@ubc.ca

Research Interests: Reproductive technologies and politics, especially reproductive futurism; biopolitics; sexuality studies; science and technology studies; feminist new materialism and post-humanism; cultural studies; literature and film.

Associate Professor Ilya Parkins
Gender and Women’s Studies

Phone: 250 807 9625
Email: ilya.parkns@ubc.ca

Research Interests: Feminist theories, especially epistemologies; history and theory of fashion; theories of modernity and early twentieth-century cultural formations; femininities; periodical media.

Associate Professor Margaret Reeves
English and Cultural Studies; Gender and Women’s Studies

Phone: 250 807 9639
Email: margaret.reeves@ubc.ca

Research Interests: Early modern women’s writing; children’s literary cultures (early modern to contemporary); early modern childhood and youth; Milton and early modern political theory; satiric fiction; women’s literature; Medieval and Renaissance studies; 16th- and 17th-century literature; history of the novel; auto/biographical discourse; speculative fiction; feminist and queer theory.

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