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Understanding Canadian Women's Suffrage
About this webinar
In this webinar historian Dr. Veronica Strong-Boag provides an overview of Canadian women's suffrage.
About the presenter
Veronica (Nikki) Strong-Boag is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Professor Emerita in UBC’s Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice and the Department of Educational Studies and Director of the pro-democracy website, womensuffrage.org. She is the recipient of the Tyrrell Medal in Canadian History from the Royal Society of Canada (2012) and a former president of the Canadian Historical Association (1993-4). She has numerous publications, including Liberal Hearts and Coronets: the Lives and Times of Ishbel Marjoribanks Aberdeen and John Campbell Gordon, the Aberdeens (2015), Fostering Nation? Canada Confronts the History of Childhood Disadvantage (2011), and Paddling Her Own Canoe: The Times and Texts of E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake) (2000) with Carole Gerson. She has won the John A. Macdonald Prize in Canadian history (1988) and the Canada Prize in the Social Sciences (2012).
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