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Gender, Health, and Social Justice Speaker Series 2021/2022


Jan 21 2022



Jointly presented by Dr. Whitney Wood (Canada Research Chair in the Historical Dimensions of Women’s Health, Vancouver Island University) and Dr. Erika Dyck (Canada Research Chair in Health and Social Justice, University of Saskatchewan).

The series is presented virtually (via Zoom) on select Fridays from 10:00-11:30am PST.


November 19, 2021: Urvi Desai (McGill University), “Birth Control in India: Women’s Stories, Health, and Technology, 1930s-60s”

January 21, 2022: Georgia Grainger (University of Strathclyde), “Vasectomy in Twentieth Century Britain: Uncovering Men’s Reproductive Choices”

March 4, 2022: Ipshita Nath (University of Saskatchewan), “Diseased Delinquent Bodies: Sanitation, Healthcare, and Jail-Discipline in Colonial India”

March 25, 2022: Jennifer Fraser (University of Toronto), “Behind the Screen: The History and Politics of Canadian Breast Cancer Imaging”

April 1, 2022: Publishing in Scholarly Journals: Q&A with the North American Editors of Gender & History

Please select a ticket for EACH talk you wish to attend.

After registering for an individual talk you will be sent an email that includes the Zoom link for the presentation date. Reminders will be sent before each presentation.

Any questions can be sent to