Politics is No Place for a Woman: An Election Special

The Blue Castle: Conversations on Women, Culture, and the Spaces of the Imagination with Equal Voice NL and the  Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women present Politics is No Place for a Woman: An Election Special Two elections in Newfoundland and Labrador this Fall – the federal election in October, and then, just… Continue reading Politics is No Place for a Woman: An Election Special

2015-2016

We are plotting and planning and planning and plotting…. and here are some hints of where we’re headed in this, our eighth (!) season of presentations and events! feminisms, activisms and social media gender and politics (it’s election year!) new nudes in contemporary visual art the possibilities and limitations of coalition building between Indigenous and… Continue reading 2015-2016

Truths are Written on their Skin: Tattoo Stories in St. John’s

The Blue Castle: Conversations on Women, Culture and the Spaces of the Imagination and The Department of Gender Studies, MUN present Truths are Written on their Skin: Tattoo Stories in St. John’s Join researchers Gina Snooks and Gloria Hickey for a roundtable discussion of tattooing practices, meanings, and stories. Gloria and Gina will share insights… Continue reading Truths are Written on their Skin: Tattoo Stories in St. John’s

The Dorcas Society: The Fruit of Her Hands

Suzanne Sexty, MUN Honorary Research Librarian, joins us to discuss the work of the Dorcas Society. In Sexty’s words: “In 1824 Sarah Ward organized the first Dorcas Society in Newfoundland.  The women of the Society were primarily from the upper middle class and provided for the poor, mainly widows and women with young children. The… Continue reading The Dorcas Society: The Fruit of Her Hands