WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES AT UBC: 35 YEARS OF CREATING COMMUNITIES OF
LEARNERS

HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

March 7, 2008, 3:00-6:00

Graduate Student Centre Penthouse, UBC

3:00-3:30 Introductions – Wendy Frisby (Chair, Women’s & Gender Studies)
& Sheanthi DeSilva (President, Women’s and Gender Studies Undergraduate
Association)

3:30 – 4:30 Undergraduate Women’s and Gender Studies Research Panel –
Katherine Lyon, Saadia Rai, Amina Rai and Sheelah Ziajka

4:30-5:15 – Keynote Speaker – Dr. Yvonne Brown, Personal Reflections of
a Mother Teacher on Gender, “Race,” Sexual Orientation, Disability and
Indigenous Struggles for Equality at UBC 1977-2007

5:15-6:00 – Reception & Retirement Celebration for Dr. Yvonne Brown –
Enjoy delicious food and help celebrate Dr. Yvonne Brown’s retirement.

Children Welcome

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