From: marsha chuk [SMTP:chukm@...
Sent: Saturday, June 05, 1999 11:24 AM
Subject: CONF: MIDWIFERY (an anthropological perspective)
Announcing ... Please Post
THE NEW SOCIAL SCIENCE OF MIDWIFERY IN CANADA
Please join us for this exciting Conference Event featuring an
inter-disciplinary panel of twenty speakers made up of social scientists,
midwives, and midwifery educators.
ALL INTERESTED PEOPLE ARE INVITED TO ATTEND
The range of presentation topics includes midwifery history, issues of
legislation and professionalisation, midwifery education, the experience
of midwifery clients, and anthropological perspectives on midwifery in
Canada. The unique format of the conference will allow time for con-
ference participants to engage in the discussion of each paper as it is
presented. The conference papers will appear in an edited volume to be
published by the University of Michigan Press.*
WHEN: Saturday July 17 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday July 18 from
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
WHERE: The Debates Room at Hart House on the University of Toronto
REGISTRATION: $100. ($40. for students). Fees include breakfast and
lunch each day. You must register in advance!
TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Maggie MacDonald tel: (416) 531-1835,
fax: (416) 533-0736,
*This conference is made possible by a SSHRC Conference grant. It is
co-sponsored by the University of Western Ontario and the Ryerson Midwifery
**Hart House is located at 7 Hart House Circle. Enter Hart House Circle from
Wellesley St. (westbound) or from Queens Park Circle (southbound) to access
all day parking. Pedestrians and cyclists can enter via Tower Rd. off
Hoskins Ave. (just west of St. George St.) There is some meter parking on
Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology & Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5C2
(519) 679-2111 ext. 5385
(519) 661-3200 FAX
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