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Pillow Talk is Big Talk: Gender and the Intimate Spaces of Prevention and Sexual Pleasure in Cape Town, South Africa

On Wednesday, May 24th, Dr. Laura Pascoe will be giving a guest lecture entitled “Pillow Talk is Big Talk: Gender and the Intimate Spaces of Prevention and Sexual Pleasure in Cape Town, South Africa”. The talk will take place from 10:30-12:00 at the Centre for Families, Work, and Wellbeing (17 University Ave East). All faculty and graduate students are encouraged to attend!  Please see the attached poster for more information.

FRAN Professor, Andrea Buchholz, receives Women in Distinction Award

Photo of 13 women honoured at the Women of Distinction AwardsFamily Relations and Applied Nutrition professor, Andrea Buchholz, was among ten members of the University of Guelph community who were honoured during the 22nd annual Women of Distinction Awards ceremony May 4th. Four other U of G faculty members, three students, a staff member and volunteer were among Dr. Buchholz in receiving awards. 

SSHRC's Top 25 Storytellers - CSAHS PhD candidate Abhilash Kantamneni

Photo of Abhilash KantamneniSSHRC’s Storytellers contest challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better.  This year, CSAHS PhD candidate in Geography, Abhilash (Abhi) Kantamneni made the top 25 Storytellers list. Abhi partners with communities to research the governance and diffusion of energy transitions.

Two UofG Students in SSHRC's Top 25 Storytellers

The storytellers, Great research matters how to tell its story is just as important.   with a photo of 5 studentsTwo University of Guelph students were among SSHRC's top 25 storytellers this year.  CSAHS student Abhilash Kantamneni, a doctoral student in Geography as well as Megan Wilson, a 4th year English and Theatre Studies student.  

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Martha Billes Named University of Guelph’s Ninth Chancellor

Martha Billes, CSAHS Alumna, Canadian icon and philanthropist has been named the University's next chancellor.  Billes is the controlling shareholder of Canadian Tire Corp. (CTC) Ltd., and is the first U of G graduate to be named chancellor of the University

"Martha Billes fought long and hard to establish herself as one of the most successful leaders in Canada, shattering sterotypes along the way," said U of G president Franco Vaccarino. 

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SlutWalk Guelph Rallies Against Rape Culture, Victim Blaming and Slut Shaming

Slutwalk Guelph is one of many similar events held across the country to take a stand against rape culture, victim blaming, slut shaming and supporting survivors.  

CSAHS Family Relations and Applied Nutrition professor Dr. Ruth Neustifter spoke to roughly 100 people who turned out to listen to speakers in St. Georges Square before parading with signs throughout Downtown Guelph.  

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