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Femme Scholars Series – February 24 with Dr. Rhea Ashley Hoskin

24 February 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Femme Theory: How Queer Femininities Can Help to Re-Think Gender and Power


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Dr. Rhea Ashley Hoskin is an Ontario Women’s Health Scholar and an AMTD Global Talent postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo where she is cross appointed to the departments of Sociology & Legal Studies, and Sexuality, Marriage & Family Studies. Dr. Hoskin received her PhD from Queen’s University where she was awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal for her work on Femme Theory. Her work focuses on Femme Theory, including femininities, femme identities, critical femininities and femmephobia. Dr. Hoskin’s work applies Femme Theory to understand psychosocial and cultural phenomenon, various forms of oppression, perceptions of femininity, and sources of prejudice rooted in the devaluation or regulation of femininity.

The Femme Scholars Series is organized by Dr. Andi Schwartz, Visiting Scholar in Sexuality Studies

Co-Sponsored with Sexuality Studies