HerStoriesCafé @ OISE Library Feb. 12th, 2014

Anybody who is interested in the Women’s Education Resource Collection is invited to hear the founder of the collection, Frieda Forman give a talk on the history and significance of this collection from its inception to its relocation within the OISE library.  Here is the information:


HerstoriesCafe Presents…

“The WERC [Women’s Education Resource Collection]: A glorious period in the history of Canadian feminism” with Frieda Forman

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Where: OISE Library, main floor, University of Toronto. 252 Bloor Street W. 5:00-7:30 p.m.

Refreshments begin at 5 p.m.; talk begins at 5:45 p.m. This event includes a tour of the Women’s Education Resource Collection, located on the second floor of the OISE library

Frieda Forman established and headed the Women’s Education Resource Collection (WERC) at OISE for over two decades. Her publications include Taking Our Time: Feminist Perspectives on Temporality; Feminism and Education: A Canadian Perspective, edited with Mary O’Brien; Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers and, The Exile Book Of Yiddish Women Writers.

Pat Staton, first coordinator of the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education (CWSE) and publisher of Green Dragon Press, will also speak briefly about the importance of the resource collection to the Women’s Centre and for teachers looking for resources.
Free posters for everyone in attendance!

Please register for this FREE event at herstoriescafe.com

About Patricia Serafini

Reference Librarian, Collections, and Instruction at the OISE Library. Hours: Tues., Wed., Thurs., 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. pat.serafini@utoronto.ca 416 978-1903
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