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WINGS #13-22 The Mother of Motherhood Studies - FOR WEEK OF JULY 11

Dr. Andrea O'Reilly broke an academic taboo


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Length: 0:28:49
Uploaded: 8 Jul, 2022

Recording Date: 7 Jul, 2022
Recording Location: University of Ottawa, Vancouver and Denman Island BC
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Language: English
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Program Title: WINGS #13-22 The Mother of Motherhood Studies - FOR WEEK OF JULY 11
Description: Around 1997, Dr. Andrea O'Reilly began writing, editing, publishing, and organizing around the study of mothering and brought it forward as a new academic discipline. The subject, as old as humans ourselves, evokes controversy in academia, including within Women's Studies. Among the specific topics are men's mothering and radical motherhood movements.

Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Dr. Andrea O'Reilly, Professor of Women's Studies at York University, founder of MIRCI, of Demeter Press, and of the feminist mothers group Mother Outlaws.

Credits: Interview and update by Frieda Werden. Travel support: Genevieve Vaughan

Comments: Interview recorded at Women's Worlds 2011.

Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Regional > Canada
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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