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YFile – Conference, exhibit celebrates York research on gender and genre
(Y File, 2017-05-08)
An international conference on May 15 to 17 will celebrate the achievements of York University Professor Marlene Kadar, a noted Canadian feminist studies and life writing scholar whose research interests cluster around ...
Photo from conference
Black Feminist Intersectional Methodologies for Life Writing
This panel is comprised of three black feminist presenters whose research topics and intersectional methodologies are inspired by recognitions of the same gender and genre provocations that drive the work of Canadian ...
Film Biography, Hagiography, and Gender—The Case of Biography Hawai’i
George Custen, William H. Epstein, Dennis Bingham, and other theorists and critics of the biopic and film biography have observed that such life narratives not only serve to reinforce dominant ideologies, but through their ...
Panel 5: Black Feminist Intersectional Methodologies for Life Writing – Kelia Taylor
Keila Taylor examines the process of conducting interviews involving non-religious black women subjects from an autobiographical perspective. I reflect on what I discovered about black women’s vulnerability, secrets, and ...