Meet May Chazan at the launch of her book

The Grandmothers’ Movement:
Solidarity and Survival in the Time of AIDS

May Chazan completed her MA & PhD in Geography at Carleton & this book is derived from her PhD research.

Join in celebration for a gathering of academics and activists, scholars and students, grandmothers and friends. Come enjoy music, wine, and snacks and hear the author give a short talk and slide show about the experience of doing research with community organizers and older women in South Africa and Canada. An evening of refreshments, music, and reflections on older women working for social change in South Africa in Canada.

All welcome!

Tuesday, June 2nd
6:00 to 8:00 PM
presentation begins at 6:30 PM

Octopus Books (Under One Roof)
Centretown Store
251 Bank Street, second floor
Ottawa 613-688-0752
www.hillaids.org.za

Chazan gives a nuanced analysis of local politics in a globalized setting. She effectively pulls together connections among women and community as she fills the pages with stories of grief, endurance, resistance, and achievement – in short, what it is to live within the HIV/AIDS epidemic.” Pamela Moss, University of Victoria

May Chazan

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