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International Women’s Day 2014

March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Which is as good a day as any to remind our listeners that CJSW is the proud home of Calgary’s only feminist/women’s radio program:

Yeah, What She Said!

YeahWhatSheSaid

Hosted by Emily, Jennie, Sarah and Sarelle
Mondays from 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Next Show: March 10, 2014 @ 8:00 pm

 Each week your hosts Emily, Jennie, Sarah and Sarelle explore various issues that affect women locally, nationally and globally. Visit womensradiocalgary.blogspot.com for more info! And visit cjsw.com/program/ywss for access to all of their podcasted episodes. Here is just a small sample of some of their work from the past year:


Interview with the women’s studies and feminist club

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In this episode we chat with Jody Raphael, author of Rape is Rape: How Denial, Distortion and Victim Blaming are Fueling a Hidden Acquaintance Rape Crisis. Jody is a professor of law and specializes in the area of violence against women, including domestic violence, sexual assault and the sex trade industry.
Original air date: July 22, 2013.


Violence against women and Take Back the Night

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In this episode we discuss violence against women and Take Back the Night, an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about gender based violence. Our guests are Jennifer Mitchell from Take Back the Night Calgary, and Joe Campbell, a sexual assault educator with Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse.
Original air date: September 16, 2013.


Interview with Jody Raphael, author of Rape is Rape

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In this episode we chat with Jody Raphael, author of Rape is Rape: How Denial, Distortion and Victim Blaming are Fueling a Hidden Acquaintance Rape Crisis. Jody is a professor of law and specializes in the area of violence against women, including domestic violence, sexual assault and the sex trade industry.
Original air date: July 22, 2013.


Issues Within the Feminist Community

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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.


Interview with Rebecca Sullivan from the Institute for Gender Research

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In this episode we chat with Rebecca Sullivan, director of the newly re-launched Institute for Gender Research at the University of Calgary. The IGR is a research organization dedicated to the study of gender and sexual diversity.

Original air date: September 23, 2013


Gender and hip hop culture

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Dr. Maki Motapanyane is an assistant professor of Women’s Studies at Mount Royal University. She is the author of the book “Mothering in hip-hop culture: Representation and experience.” This semester she has been teaching a course on Race, Femininity & Representation. One of the assignments was for students to conduct informal opinion surveys about hip hop culture and gender among their peers. After the interviews, the students analyzed the common themes from the respondents’ answers, then came on the radio show to share some of their findings. Original air date: December 9, 2013.


IWD Events happening in Calgary

International Women’s Day 2014 Calgary

Community Fair & Noon-hour Rally
Thursday, March 6th @ 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Jack Singer Hall, EPCOR Centre
Proclamation & Greetings from the City by Mayor Naheed Nenshi (TBC)
Entertainment to celebrate IWD 2014

More information… 

Family-Friendly Community Events
Saturday, March 8, 2013 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Youth-led interactive celebration of women and girls
In partnership with YMCA and CIWA, at select Calgary Public Libraries:
Crowfoot, Forest Lawn, Saddletowne, Shawnessy

More information… 


Women’s Leadership Conference

What: Women’s Leadership Conference
When: Saturday, March 8, 2014, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: MacEwan Conference & Event Centre, University of Calgary
Registration Fee: FREE for U of C Students

More information…


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