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Virtual Paper Workshop: Victoria Cosby (Queen’s University), “Sisters Suffering Separation: Harriet Dobbs Cartwright and her Siblings Spread from Upper Canada to India”

May 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Flyer for Zoom talk for a paper workshop on Victoria Cosby's "Women in the Woods: Redwood Conservation at Its Early Grassroots"Sisters Suffering SeparationL Harriet Dobbs Cartwright and her Siblings Spread from Upper Canada to India" on 5/8/20 at 3PM

Join the Gender and Sexualities research cluster for a Virtual Paper Workshop Friday, 8 May 2020, at 3:00 PM. That day we will discuss Victoria Cosby’s COVID-cancelled conference paper (email jhenderson@history.ucsb.edu for the Zoom link and a copy) that utilizes Harriet Dobbs Cartwright’s familial letters to Ireland to explore how Cartwright understood the relationship she had with her sisters who were spread from Upper Canada to Ireland to India in the first third of the 19th century.

Victoria is a graduate student in History (women and gender, colonial Canada, and the British world) at Queen’s University where she is completing a dissertation on Cartwright’s life and world. Victoria has TA’d courses on the history of sexuality, the global history of food, and Canada and the world. In 2019, she was the recipient of the Women’s Canadian Historical Society of Toronto Award.


May 8, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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