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Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Women’s & Gender Studies

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Barbara Roberts

Barbara Roberts Memorial Award

This annual prize recognizes outstanding written work done by an undergraduate student on topics related to women, gender, and feminism.

Alberta Women's Memory Project

The Alberta Women's Memory Project

Every day, women create letters, journals, photographs, emails, videotapes and other records
that document their lives.

Lori Oddson

Lori Oddson Memorial Award in Chemistry

Awarded annually to a female Athabasca University student displaying outstanding academic achievement in CHEM 217: Chemical Principles I.

Women’s & Gender Studies

The Women's and Gender Studies program at Athabasca is designed to develop or expand your knowledge of the established field of women's studies and the emerging field of gender studies. You will have the opportunity to engage with a range of feminist theories, concepts, history, methodologies, research, and activism and discover how they inform the diverse lives and experiences of women across cultures. We offer a

All Women's and Gender Studies programs offer maximum flexibility for AU students. For information concerning the transferability of AU courses, please consult with your home institution.

Student & Academic Services - Last Updated January 10, 2013

News and Events

The 2015 Call for Papers

Seeking proposals for the 2015 Foothills Colloquium in Undergraduate History.

Equal Voice Alberta North (EVAN) Presents: "Women in Politics: A Book Launch"

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

The Book: ‘Stalled: The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments’ by Dr. Jane Arscott and Dr. Linda Trimble (2013)

"Feminism and Women in Alberta" Conference February 23, 2013

February 12, 2013

Feminist Edmonton Events is hosting its second annual conference, titled "Feminism and Women in Alberta." The conference will be held on February 23, 2013, starting at 9 a.m. at Grant MacEwan University.

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