Lives Outside the Lines: Gender and Genre in the Americas – A Symposium in Honour of Marlene Kadar

May 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am – May 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Project Lead: Eva Karpinski

To be held on May 15-17, 2017 at the Centre for Feminist Research as part of Canada@150, “Lives Outside the Lines: Gender and Genre in the Americas” is an international conference celebrating the achievements of York’s Professor Marlene Kadar, showcasing the larger contributions of the Canadian school of auto/biography and life writing studies to global scholarship. Focused on diversity and inclusion, this event brings together York community members and the International Auto/Biography Association Chapter of the Americas (IABAA) for three days of graduate student presentations and workshops, panel discussions, invited speakers’ talks, an activist art exhibit, and a book launch of Auto/Biography Across the Americas.