Reception in Honour of Dr. Alison Prentice

When: May 23 | 6:30-8pm


The Historic
Centre for Women Studies in Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, (OISE), University of Toronto
(one city block north of Hart House)(St. George Subway stop).

Room 2-225
252 Bloor St. W.

Barbara Pedrick 2013  Victoria B.C

Barbara Pedrick 2013 Victoria B.C


Please join us in honoring pioneering Canadian women’s historian Dr. Alison Prentice, newly invested member of the Order of Canada. Dr. Prentice is Professor Emerita at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto where she was the first Head of the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education (CWSE). She is a founding member of the Ontario Women’s History Network (OWHN/REHFO) and researches, teaches and publishes widely on women’s and educational history.

Cosponsored by:

Ontario Women’s History Network (OWHN);
Centre for Women’s Studies in Education
 (CWSE) and
Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Social Justice Education

The work of Alison Prentice will be discussed in a featured panel on Friday, May 23 from 8-10am:

Encounters in Women’s History: The Influence of Alison Prentice on Women’s History, Feminist Scholars and Education

29 RT, HH East Common Room, 1st floor
Co-Sponsored by the Ontario Women’s History Network
Chair: Alyson King, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

‘A Lot of Seeds were Sown’: The Education of Young Alison
Alison Mackinnon, University of South Australia

Putting Women and Religion on the Canadian Historical Agenda
Elizabeth Smyth, University of Toronto

Gender Stratification, Schools, and the Material Conditions of Teaching
Dianne Miller, University of Saskatchewan

Facilitating Institutional and Community-Based Feminist Education and History
Paula Bourne, University of Toronto

Feminist Educator and Force Majeure: Alison Prentice and the Politicizing of Women and Students in Canada and Beyond
Jan Noel, University of Toronto

Commentator: Alison Prentice, University of Toronto/University of Victoria

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