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Narrating the Nation of Palestine
Nuzhat Abbas
Spring 2003

Introduction: Nahla Abdo is an Arab feminist and a professor of sociology at Carleton University. Her work on women and the state in the Middle East, with special focus on Palestinian women,...

Funny Girl Elvira Kurt
Karen X. Tulchinsky
Winter 2003

We 'd barely sat down, Elvira Kurt and I, for double moch-a-cinno lattes (don 't laugh-this is Vancouver, after all and there 's an espresso bar on every corner) at a funky Yaletown...

Herizons Fall 2002
Turbo Chicks: Talkin' 'bout My Generation
Krista Scott-Dixon
Fall 2002

"Third-wave feminism" is a catchy yet contested term for the ideas and activism of young North American women. Lara Karaian, Allyson Mitchell and Lisa Rundle created an anthology that...

Behind the Scenes of Lilith on Top
Angela Heck
Summer 2002

In June 1999, Lynne Stopkewich was preparing to shoot her second feature film, Suspicious River, when she got a call from her partners, Dean English and Jessica Fraser.


spring 2002 herizons
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms 20 Years Later
Debra Parkes and Sara Lugtig
Spring 2002

The federal government wants you to mark April 17, 2002 on your calendar. On that day, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms will turn 20. There will be ceremonies on Parliament Hill,...

Sunera Thobani on 9-11
The Speech that Shook the Country
Sunera Thobani
Winter 2002

Sunera Thobani's speech at the "Women's Resistance: From Victimization to Criminalization" conference in Ottawa on October 1 2001, provoked a storm of controversy after her...