The St. Jerome's University Department of Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies (SMF) is preparing for its 9th Annual SMF Research Symposium taking place on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The annual event is a one-day interdisciplinary academic conference that highlights student and faculty research dealing with relationships, families, and human sexualities.
The 2019 SMF Research Symposium features a keynote address by Dr. Karen Blair "Why We Need More Research at the Nexus of Sexualities, Relationships, and Families", a Critical Close-up "Femme Theory: Using marginalized femininities to understand gender and power" presented by Dr. Rhea Ashley Hoskin, and eight research presentations covering a variety of sexuality and relationship topics.
Members of the public and students are welcome to pre-register to participate in the conference, which begins at 8:30 a.m. and takes place at St. Jerome's University in the Academic Centre (SJ2). Registration fees are Students - $10.00 and Non-Students - $30.00, which includes access to all presentations, lunch, refreshments throughout the day, and participation in a Social Hour at the end of the day. Full details about the conference (including presentation abstracts) are available by clicking here.