Brock prof to speak on missing and murdered Indigenous women at book

Robyn Bourgeois, Assistant Professor in Brock’s Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies, will give a public talk and reading at the launch of Keetsahnak: Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters in Toronto this week.The book, released this month by the University of Alberta Press, features academic and non-academic writing about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada. Bourgeois, a leading scholarly expert and survivor of violence herself, contributed a chapter entitled, “Generations of Genocide: The Historical Context of MMIWG.”Bourgeois, along with other contributors, will present a panel discussion and engage in a Q&A session with the audience before signing copies of the book.Tickets for the event are available for purchase.What: Book launch for Keetsahnak: Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters, featuring Robyn Bourgeois and other contributorsWhen: Thursday, May 31 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.Where: CSI Annex Lounge at 720 Bathurst St., Toronto read more