in the community

public talks and presentations

30 may 2013. Keynote address at the Women Transforming Cities conference (Vancouver, BC). Talk title: Interventions for Feminist Urban Futures Watch the talk here

23 april 2013. Presentation for Simon Fraser University Vancity Office for Community Engagement (Vancouver, BC). Talk title: Traversing the ‘country of gay’: Emotional geographies of lgbtq lives in Lethbridge, Alberta

28 march 2013. Presentation for the Yukon Women’s Directorate at the Association Franco-Yukonaisse, la salle communautaire (Whitehorse, YK). Talk title: LGBT Oral Histories 

7 march 2013. Presentation for the New Feminist Research Lecture Series at the University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, SK). check out the poster here. Talk title: Emerging Feminist Urban Futures

28 february 2013. Presenter at Pecha Kucha Night Vancouver, vol 26.

7 february 2013. Organized and facilitated Policy & A Pint Event: Engaging Diverse Communities at SFU Woodward’s (Vancouver, BC). the video is archived here. check out the poster here 

27 april 2012. Radio interview for O Stories, Concordia Oral History and Digital Storytelling Projects. CKUT Radio 90.3 FM (Montreal, QC). Title: Oral history, urban change and LGBTQ  folk. Listen to the interview here.

19 october 2011. Presentation for Talking With Your Mouth Full: Brownbag Speaker Series on Social and Cultural Issues Related to Food, organized by Josephine Mills and the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery.  check out the link here   Talk title: The Engaged Eater: Community food mapping

10 march 2011. Presentation for the OUTSpoken workshop series, organized by University of Lethbridge Student Union (ULSU) Pride. Talk title: Claiming space: Queer oral history in Lethbridge

12 february 2011. Research talk for the Lethbridge & region chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women.  Talk title: The lives of others


june 2011. Academic Excellence Award from OUTreach Southern Alberta. see coverage of the awards in gay calgary and edmonton.