RESOURCES

Below is a list of publications that have come out of the Aging Activisms research.
If you are interested in reading any of the pieces, email us at
agingactivisms@gmail.com!

 

Books

Chazan, May, Melissa Baldwin, and Pat Evans. Eds. 2018. Unsettling Activisms: Critical Interventions on Aging, Gender, and Social Change. Toronto: Women's Press / Canadian Scholars Press.

Chazan, May. 2015. The Grandmothers’ Movement: Solidarity and Survival in the Time of AIDS. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Chazan, May, Lisa Helps, Anna Stanley, and Sonali Thakkar. Eds. 2011. Home and Native Land: Unsettling Multiculturalism in Canada. Toronto: Between the Lines Press. 

 

Articles

Chazan, May. 2019. Making home on Anishinaabe lands: storying settler activisms in Nogojiwanong (Peterborough, Canada). Settler Colonial StudiesFind it here.

 

Chazan, May, and Maddy Macnab. 2018. Doing the feminist intergenerational mic: Digital storytelling methodology as social change praxis. FORUM: Qualitative Social Research 19(2). Find it here. 

Chazan, May. 2017. Contingent meanings, shifting practices: Grandmother to grandmother solidarity as transnational feminist praxis. Gender, Place, Culture. Find it here.

Chazan, May, and Melissa Baldwin. 2017. Understanding the complexities of contemporary feminist activism: How the lives of older women activists contest the waves narrative. Feminist Formations 28(3), 70-94. Find it here.

Chazan, May, and Stephanie Kittmer. 2016. Defying, producing, and overlooking stereotypes? The complexities of mobilizing “grandmotherhood” as political strategy. Journal of Women and Aging, Vol 29 (1). Find it here.

Chazan, May. 2016. Settler solidarities as praxis: Understanding “granny activism” beyond highly-visible. Journal of Social Movement StudiesFind it here.

 

Chazan, May, Melissa Baldwin, and Laura Madokoro. 2015. Aging, activism, and the archive: Feminist perspectives for the 21st Century. Archivaria 80: 59-87. Find it here.

Chazan, May. 2013. Everyday mobilizations among grandmothers in South Africa: Survival, support and social change in the era of HIV/AIDS. Ageing and Society, November 2013, pp 1-25. Find it here.

Chazan, May, and Laura Madokoro. 2012. Social justice, rights, and dignity: A call for a critical feminist framework. Trudeau Foundation Papers: 4 (2). 

Chazan, May. 2008. Seven ‘deadly’ assumptions: Unpacking the implications of HIV/AIDS among grandmothers in South Africa and beyond. Ageing & Society 28: 935-958. Find it here.

Reports

Berry Merriam, Dawn, May Chazan, and Anisah Madden. 2018. Stories of Aging Advocacy, Activist Aging, and Community Change: Documenting the Lives and Perspectives of Older Change-Makers in Nogojiwanong/ Peterborough (Ontario). Community dissemination report. 

 

Chazan, May, Melissa Baldwin, and Jesse Whattam. 2016. Activisms across women’s lives: Rethinking the politics of (grand)mothering, Preliminary analysis of activist oral histories, 2013-15. Community dissemination report.

Chazan, May, and Melissa Baldwin. 2014. “We were raised to believe we could move mountains”: GRAN Report, Preliminary Findings. Community dissemination report. 

Media Collections

Stories of Resistance, Resurgence, and Resilience. 2018, 2017, 2016. Digital story collections. 

Manifesting Resistance: Conversations about Intergenerational Memory Work across 'the Americas'. 2018. In collaboration with cMAS and Gabriela Aceves Sepulveda. Digital story collection. 

Solidarity Weekend: Nogojiwanong. 2017. Video analysis triptych. 

Montreal Media Capsules. 2016. In collaboration with ACT and Kim Sawchuk. Digital story collection. 

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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.