March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Take a listen to a special International Women’s Day edition of RadioLand examining some of the female voices of CJSW’s past, present and future:
- Hosted by Jennie, Allison & Geea
- Mondays from 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Next Show: March 11, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
CJSW is proud to be the home of Yeah, What She Said!: Calgary’s only feminist/women’s radio program. Each week your hosts Jennie, Geea and Allison explore various issues that affect women locally, nationally and globally. Visit womensradiocalgary.blogspot.com for great info all-year round!
Jennie Thunder on CJAM Radio
One of the hosts of Yeah What She Said, is interviewed on feminist radio program Milk & Vodka in Windsor, Ontario.
Issues Within the Feminist Community
In this episode, Jennie and Allison are joined by Dr. Dawn Johnston, an instructor in Communications at the University of Calgary. Topics discussed include problems within the feminist community, ways in which feminists can be hard on each other, and how we can make the feminist community a more welcoming place. Original air date: January 7, 2013.
Women’s Studies – What it is, and Where’s it’s Going
Jennie interviews students and professors who are involved in Women and Gender Studies programs in Canada. They discuss the benefits of a degree in Women’s Studies, the strengths and challenges of Women’s Studies programs, how the field of study has changed over the years and where it’s going in the future. Original air date: October 8, 2012. Women’s Studies – What it is, and where it’s goingThe following women are interviewed:
- Annalee Lepp, President of the Canadian Women’s Studies Association and Chair of the Department of Women’s Studies at the University of Victoria
- Carol Williams, Chair of the Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Lethbridge
- Madison Webber, Undergraduate representative for the Women and Gender Studies Program, University of Lethbridge
- Tiffany Sostar, Undergraduate student in Women’s Studies, University of Calgary
Homeless Women in America
Jennie and Allison interview Susan Scott, an author and advocate for homeless women in Canada, and Cindy, a formerly homeless woman. A few years ago Susan wrote the book All Our Sisters: Stories of Homeless Women in Canada. The book inspired the first national conference on homelessness and women in 2011, and it also inspired a new housing project for low income women in Calgary. Topics discussed in this interview include reasons why women become and stay homeless, specific dangers and issues homeless women face, and the services and tools needed to help keep women off the streets.
Original air date: January 23, 2012
Jennie and Allison interview Josephine Tsui, editor of “Good Girls Marry Doctors,” a project that highlights the experiences of Asian-Canadian and Asian-American women growing up in North America with Asian parents. They discuss culture, parental expectations and more. Original air date: December 19, 2011.
Jennie and Allison interview two guests who are experts on gender-based violence. Lana Wells is the Brenda Strafford Chair in the Prevention of Domestic Violence at the University of Calgary and Lisa Lorenzetti is a Ph.D candidate specializing in men and boys leadership in ending domestic violence. Original air date: December 5, 2011.
- Hosted by Geneviève D.
- Mondays from 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Next Show: March 11, 2013 @ 10:00 am
Radio could always use a woman’s touch. Song Birds is your weekly helping of women in music. Learn more about your favourite female singers, songwriters, rockers and women who work hard behind the scenes of the music you love. Spanning many genres, Song Birds is a weekly treat you won’t want to miss. Follow your host Geneviève Dale on Twitter @gennyloves !
Listen to an interview Carolyn Claire, a registered psychologist Student’s Union Heath and Wellness Clinic that aired during Sex Week here at the U of C:
IWD Events happening in Calgary
International Women’s Day 2013 Calgary
Mini Fair: 10am – 2pm
Learn how local agencies support women in Bankers Hall, Gulf Square and Western Canadian Place.
Parade: 11:30am – noon
3 St SW to Olympic Plaza via Stephen Avenue Mall
Olympic Plaza, Celebrate Women: Speakers, Food, Fun!
Inspiring Calgary’s Women at the Library’s International Women’s Day Event Featuring Keynote Speaker, Janalee Morris-Wales
The Calgary Public Library is teaming up with Bow Valley College for the sixth consecutive International Women’s Day. Calgarians will learn how women’s collaboration inspires and empowers as they engage in discussions on the challenges, contributions and successes of women in the developing world. With help from special keynote speaker Janalee Morris-Wales, discussions will center on the Married by Night, Single by Day theme, which focuses on women in the developing world and their road to empowerment.
When: Friday, March 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: John Dutton Theatre at Central Library (616 Macleod Trail SE)
Who: Open to the public.
The First Annual Women’s Leadership Conference
When: Saturday, March 9, 2013, 9am – 4pm
Where: MacEwan Conference & Event Centre, University of Calgary
Registration Fee: FREE for U of C Students
U of C’s Women’s Resource Awards Presentation Ceremony
What: WRC Awards including the inspiring stories of the award recipients & feature musical performance by Amy Thiessen
When: Saturday, March 9, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Where: MacEwan Hall Ballroom, University of Calgary