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MMCA Tue Oct 18 2022


 'The Changing Voice of Anti-Abortion Activism in North America'

Jointly hosted by:

UCD Centre for Gender, Feminisms and Sexualities (CGFS) & UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice

Speaker: Professor Kelly Gordon, McGill University, Canada

Day/Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Venue: Humanities Institute

About the Speaker:
(opens in a new window)Kelly Gordon is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at McGill University. Her research interests engage primarily with North American politics of gender and political persuasion, with a focus on the role of conceptions and ideals of gender in conservative political movements in Canada and the United States. Her award-winning book, The Changing Voice of the Anti-Abortion Movement: The Rise of Pro-Woman Rhetoric in Canada and the United States (co-authored with Paul Saurette), examines the growing importance of female activists and the rise of pro-woman arguments in the movement’s organization and strategies of persuasion. In 2019, she was the recipient of the Governor General Gold medal for outstanding academic achievement.

For further information about this seminar please email (opens in a new window)Dr Mary McAuliffe (Email: (opens in a new window)Mary.McAuliffe@ucd.ie)

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