Category Cultural Programming

Sunday Film Screening

Sunday, May 25 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM TIFF Bell Lightbox Forbidden Love: Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives, co-directed by Lynne Fernie & Aerlyn Wiessman (National Film Board of Canada, 1992) Many Berkshire Conference attendees will be familiar with this ground-breaking film and some of us will have used it in our classrooms. Yet, public […]

Films

Film and Video Screenings at the Berks No list of films can encompass the remarkable range and diversity of film and video projects that fall under the rubric of women and gender history; it is impossible even to cover the different thematic threads of this conference. Our selective list of both feature-length and short films […]

Thursday Night @ the Berks

Living History: Documenting Gerda Lerner’s Life and Work, A film by Renata Keller Thursday May 22, 2014 7:00 PM-10:00 PM Location: McLeod  Auditorium Free, no sign-up required. Schedule: 7:00 PM -7:30 PM: Thirty Minute Collage of Documentary-in-progress: Living History: Documenting Gerda Lerner’s Life and Work, A film directed by Renata Keller 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Roundtable on Film […]

Cultural Events

In addition to the academic programming, the program committee and the local arrangements committee put together an exciting line up of cultural events. On Thursday night, check-out the premier of documentary film maker Renata Keller’s film on pioneer woman historian Gerda Lerner, Living History: Documenting Gerda Lerner’s Life and Work. On Friday Night, join us […]

Events @ The Berks

Thursday Night @ The Berks Friday Night @ The Berks – An Evening of Art and Culture    

Tours & Workshops

Join us throughout the four days of the conference for walking tours, workshops, and other cultural offerings created for conference participants.  Explore an interest you did not know you had, or attend events that correspond to a research interest.  There is something for everyone! Sign up early (on the registration site) as spaces are limited. […]

Exhibitions on Campus

We invite you to attend the following exciting exhibitions during the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, each located at the University of Toronto. Archiving Public Sex April 29 – June 28,  2014 University of Toronto Art Centre, University College Building (15 King’s College Circle) A Featured Exhibition of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival  […]

Experimental Film/Video and History @ the Berks

Location: Small Screening Room, Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street, 3rd Floor Friday: 3:25-4:25, 4;24-4:55, Q&A. Saturday: 3:45-4:45 Cost: Free, No sign-up required. Supported by South Asian Visual Arts Centre and Vtape The Story of Milk & Honey, Basma Alsharif, 10’, 2010     Through voiceover narration this video weaves together images, letters, and songs that detail […]

Film Screenings @ the Berks

Location: Unless otherwise noted, all screenings will be at the Media Commons Theatre, 3rd Floor, Robarts Library, University of Toronto. Times: Friday 9-5, Sat 9-5, Sun 9-1 Cost: Free, No sign-up required. Supported by South Asian Visual Arts Centre and Vtape Program Information: No list of films can encompass the remarkable range and diversity of […]

Tours and Workshops on Sunday, May 25

Voir le texte français ici KWE! Rebecca Belmore Solo Exhibition Curatorial talk/tour Date:  May 25, 2014 Time:  2-3 PM Meeting Location: Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, 7 Hart House Circle Description:  KWE! curator Wanda Nanibush will give an in-depth introduction to the work of Rebecca Belmore and the historical references that contextualize its political import. KWE! […]