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May 23, 2019

Peterborough’s own Lynn Gehl (Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe) is the creator of the “6(1)a All the Way!” slogan which made its way into the Canadian Senate,

May 20, 2019

This spring we are having a dynamic series of Intersections Feminist Seminar Series talks! Join us for brilliant ideas, good conversation, and a delicious meal (provided by Black Honey). These events are free and open to anyone – please circulate! Please rsvp to meliss...

November 1, 2018

Dear all of the wonderful people who came to the launch of Unsettling Activisms on Saturday October 27th, and also to those who could not make it but sent us good wishes.

Thank you! What a beautiful afternoon it was. What to say? A few days have passed and I am still fe...

September 1, 2018

We are thrilled to say that copies of our latest book - Unsettling Activisms: Critical Interventions on Aging, Gender, and Social Change - (co-edited by May Chazan, Melissa Baldwin and Patricia Evans), is now available. 

Unsettling Activisms has been in the works since...

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Aging Activisms is a program of activist research, academic mentorship, and intergenerational community-building led by
Dr. May Chazan, Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Gender and Feminist Studies at Trent University.

Thanks to Ben Hodson for our graphic. The photos on our site have been taken by members of the Aging Activisms research team and our participants and collaborators.