• Aging Activisms

Elder Shirley Williams Pheasant: Honourary Doctor of Laws Recipient

Elder Shirley Williams Pheasant will be receiving an honourary Doctor of Laws from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology on Friday, June 9th 2017. Elder Shirley is one of the leading teachers of Anishinaabemowin, a Professor Emeritus at Trent, and a Water Walker. We are thrilled to announce this important accomplishment in recognition of her tremendous contributions. Elder Shirley is a Collective member, and we are so grateful for what she has brought to various Aging Activisms events over the past three years.

More information of Elder Shirley's honourary degree.

More from the student blog:
Blog archive

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. Web design by Eugenia Ochoa and Melissa Baldwin.