International Womens’ Day Events in Hamilton

Nancy MacBainEvents, News, Political Action

Thursday, March 8th:

11:30 – 12:30 pm, Rally at City Hall, then 12:30 – 2:30 pm, March to YWCA.
Entertainment and refreshments. Presented by the International Women’s Day Committee coordinated by SACHA.  Click here for more info.

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning (MDCL) room 3024, McMaster University
“The BIAS FREE Framework – How to Avoid Biases Deriving from Social Hierarchies such as Sexism, Racism, Ableism etc. in Research”. Dr. Margrit Eichler, Professor Emerita OISE/University of Toronto. Presented by The Department of Sociology, Gender Studies and Feminist Research, Human Rights & Equity Services, and the President’s Advisory Committee on Building an Inclusive Community. Click here for more info.

2:30 – 4:30 pm, Gilmour Hall room 111 (Council Chambers), McMaster University
“’Feminism that isn’t screechy’: Talking about gender amongst our (Indigenous) selves”, Dr. Alice Te Punga Somerville, Māori Scholar, Victoria University of Wellington and “Out of the Shadows: Shining a light on the epidemic of violating Haudenosaunee women”, Dr. Dawn Martin-Hill, Haudenosaunee Scholar, Indigenous Studies Program, McMaster University. Presented by the Indigenous Studies Program and School of Graduate Studies. Click here for more info.

Click here for a list of other events happening in the Hamilton community.