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Please feel free to share your experiences and stories, information about upcoming events, thoughts on anything you see here, or other relevant resources – on topics relating to aging and/or activism. This space will be gently moderated to avoid any of us having to deal with trolls, goblins, mischievous elves, or anyone posting things that are sexist, ageist, racist, classist, misogynist, homophobic, ableist, or cissexist. 

November 26, 2016

Waaseyaa'sin Christine Sy recently recorded her poem Grandmother with Mohawk poet and producer Janet Rogers (find her incredible work here and here). We will be bringing this recording with us to share at the European Network in Aging Studies conference this spring.


November 22, 2016

Aging Activisms researcher, Mehrangiz Monsef recently attended the International Indigenous Research Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. Mehrangiz shared some reflections on the conference in an earlier blog post, and has shared some more reflections below. This post,...

November 17, 2016


Mehrangiz Monsef, one of the research assistants and collaborators at Aging Activisms, is in New Zealand this week, attending the International Indigenous Research Conference 2016. Mehrangiz is attending the conference and learning about intergenerational, community b...

November 15, 2016

So much to think about following the 2016 National Women's Studies Association Conference. Maddy, May and Melissa were grateful to gather with so many feminist thinkers and creators and grateful to the Kanien’keha:ka (Mohawk) on whose traditional and unceded territorie...

November 10, 2016

May Chazan, Maddy Macnab, and Melissa Baldwin attended and presented at the 2016 National Women's Studies Association Conference in the traditional and unceded territories of the Kanien’keha:ka (Montreal) on the theme of Decoloniality. May presented a paper titled "Com...

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