Alison Prentice, first CWSE Head, appointed to Order of Canada

On July 1st, 2013, Alison Prentice was named a member of the Order of Canada, in recognition of her “pioneering contributions as a scholar, advancing the field of women’s history and the history of education.”

Alison was a faculty member in the History and Philosophy Departments at the University of Toronto, founder of the Canadian Women’s History Project at OISE (which produced many books, including “Canadian Women: A History”, now in its third edition, co-founder of the Ontario Women’s History Network (OWHN) which began at the CWSE in 1990, and she was the first Head of the CWSE.

You can read more about the Order of Canada here.

Women in a Globalizing World

And we’re back! And off to a busy start.

On September 24th we celebrated the launch of Women in a Globalizing book, edited by CWSE scholar Angela Miles. The book has been a decade in the making, and has contributions from some very well-known women, including Vandana Shiva, Alda Facio, and Starhawk.

You can get yourself a copy through the publisher, Inanna :).