ANOTHER UPDATE!! QUEEN’S PROFS STATE THEIR STANCE ON FEMINIST ORGANIZING

30 Mar

Extending heartfelt gratitude to the many Queen’s faculty members who signaled their support of feminist enquiry, association, and activism in the past few days. There are wonderful people working on this campus. (List Below)

This is a working document, contact Levana if you are a Queen’s faculty member looking to add your name to this rockstar list at levanacentre@gmail.com

“We, the undersigned faculty at Queen’s University, believe in and strongly support feminist enquiry, association, and activism in all societies where people’s status is demeaned on the basis of gender. Feminism has a long and complex history. It, like other political philosophies, has many variants, traditions and streams. Feminists rarely speak with one voice, and they are certainly not only female. But what we have in common is a commitment to equality of all kinds and an abhorrence of violence, both individual and systemic. We see the marginalization of women as complex and intertwined with racialization, colonization, class inequalities, sexual orientation, and global location. Feminists agree that education is key to changing cultures of physical, emotional, and sexual violence and to maintaining hard won rights that must actively be protected. We are outraged at the recent attack on a female Queen’s student, as we are at all acts of violence. We write to show our support for feminist students and feminist work at Queen’s and for everyone who speaks out against violence, discrimination, and injustice. We are proud to have the chance to work with students who are committed to social justice and equality.

Annette Burfoot, Department of Sociology
Petra Fachinger, Department of English
Mary Louise Adams, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Asha Varadharajan, Department of English
Samantha King, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Karen Dubinsky, Department of Global Development Studies
Eleanor MacDonald, Department of Political Studies
Susan Lord, Department of Film and Media Studies
Ellen Goldberg, School of Religion
Katherine McKittrick, Department of Gender Studies
David McDonald, Department of Global Development Studies
Frank Burke, Department of Film and Media Studies
Dia Da Costa, Department of Global Development Studies
Stevenson Fergus, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Kip Pegley, School of Music
Beverley Mullings, Department of Gender Studies
Kim Renders, Department of Drama
Ishita Pande, Department of History
Genevieve Dumas, Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Kathleen Lahey, School of Law
Elaine Power, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Natalie Rewa, Department of Drama
Paritosh Kumar, Department of Global Development Studies
Dorit Naaman, Department of Film and Media Studies
Gabrielle McIntire, Department of English
Audrey Kobayashi, Department of Geography
Scott Morgensen, Department of Gender Studies
Brigitte E. Bachmann, Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Lynne Hanson, Faculty of Law
James Miller, School of Religion
Jan Mennell, Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Sylvat Aziz, Department of Art
Joyce Davidson, Department of Geography
Lynda Jessup, Department of Art
Jeffrey Brison, Department of History
Roberta Hamilton, Department of Sociology
Geoffrey Smith, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Jane Tolmie, Department of Gender Studies
Richard Day, Department of Global Development Studies
Gary Kibbins, Department of Film and Media Studies
Marcus Taylor, Department of Global Development Studies
John Freeman, Faculty of Education
Marc Epprecht, Department of Global Development Studies
Elizabeth MacEachren, Faculty of Education
Mark Hostetler, Department of Global Development Studies
Monika Holzschuh Sator, Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Robert Lovelace, Department of Global Development Studies
Arial Salzmann, Department of History
Mark Jones, Department of English
Patricia Rae, Department of English
Clive Robertson, Department of Art

Laura Cameron, Department of Geography

Alex Da Costa, Department of Global Development Studies/CulturalStudies Program

Sam McKegney, Department of English

Roberta Lamb, School of Music
Christine Overall, Department of Philosophy
Allison Morehead, Department of Art
Matt Rogalsky, School of Music
Margaret Little, Department of Gender Studies
Janice Helland, Art History
Cathy Christie, Faculty of Education
Jane Errington, Department of History
Caroline-Isabelle Caron, Department of History
Melissa Lafrenière, Department of Geography
Cynthia Levine-Rasky, Department of Sociology
Elizabeth Hanson, Department of English
Leela Viswanathan, School of Urban and Regional Planning
Emily Hill, Department of History
Karen Frederickson, School of Music
Jacqueline Davies, Department of Philosophy
Shehla Burney, Faculty of Education
Beverley Baines, Faculty of Law
Susanne Soederberg, Department of Global Development
Studies/Department of Political Studies
Sharry Aiken, Faculty of Law
Allison Goebel, School of Environmental Studies
Laura Murray, Department of English
Leda Raptis, Faculty of Health Sciences
Patricia Peppin, Faculty of Law
Adèle Mercier, Department of Philosophy
Harry McCaughey, Emeritus Professor, Department of Geography

Theodore Gabriel, Bader International Study Centre
Diana Gilchrist, Bader International Study Centre
Rachael Johnstone, Bader International Study Centre
Peter Lowe, Bader International Study Centre
Shannon Smith, Bader International Study Centre

Shara Rambarran, Bader International Study Centre

Frances Leeming, Department of Film and Media Studies

Bita Amani, Faculty of Law

Scott-Morgan Straker, Department of English

Glenn Willmott, Department of English

Robert May, Department of English

Christopher Fanning, Department of English

Carolyn Smart, Department of English

Sally Brooke Cameron, Department of English

Elizabeth Greene, Department of English

Sarah Johnson, Department of English

George Clark, Professor of English Emeritus

Mary Wilson Carpenter, as Professor of English Emerita

Maggie Berg, Department of English

Elizabeth Greene, Department of English

Steven Maynard, Department of History

Melissa Houghtaling, Department of Gender Studies

Meredith Chivers, Department of Psychology

 

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