Rachel Jackson
Women's Studies
Reading Series, BOOKCLUB

The Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) and the Toronto Women's Bookstore are proud to present SIX reading series at York University.

The series will be facilitated by Andrea O'Reilly PhD. Dr. O'Reilly is an Associate Professor of Women's Studies at York University and is president of ARM and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering. Dr. O'Reilly's publications include the recent books, Redefining Motherhood, Mothers and Daughters, Mothers and Sons and the forthcoming Toni Morrison and Motherhood. Dr. O^“Reilly has presented her research at numerous talks worldwide and has been interviewed widely on the topic of motherhood.

Location: York University, Room: 004 Atkinson College, Cost: $60 per session or $325 for the full series.

Series One (over)
Mothers and Daughters In Women^“s Contemporary Fiction
January 7, January 21, February 4: Tuesdays: 5:30-7:15 or 7:30-9:15pm
J. Fitch, White Oleander, A. Tan, The Joy Luck Club, E. Dandicat, Breath, Eyes, Memory

Series Two
Mothering: Ideology and Reality
February 18, March 4, March 18: Tuesdays: 5:30-7:15 or 7:30-9:15pm
S. Maushart, The Mask of Motherhood, J. Lazarre, The Mother Knot, M. Laurence, The Fire Dwellers

Series Three
Politics of Reproduction in Women's Fiction
March 25, April 1, April 8: Tuesdays: 5:30-7:15 or 7:30-9:15pm
A. Diamant, The Red Tent, M. Shelley, Frankenstein, M. Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

Series Four
Motherhood: Oppression and Resistance
April 15, April 22, April 29: Tuesdays: 5:30-7:15 or 7:30-9:15pm
A. Rich, Of Woman Born, T. Morrison, Beloved, S. Miller, The Good Mother

Series Five
Mothers and Sons
May 6, May 13, May 20: Tuesdays: 5:30-7:15 or 7:30-9:15pm
A. O'Reilly, Mothers and Sons, ARM Journal on Mothers and Sons (sold at group), P. Stevens, Between Mothers and Sons

Series Six
Motherhood: Myths and Misconceptions
May 27, June 3, June 10: Tuesdays: 5:30-7:15 or 7:30-9:15pm
N. Woolfe, Misconceptions, S. Thurer, The Myths of Motherhood, P. Caplan, Don't Blame Mother

For more information please email aoreilly@yorku.ca, visit our website at www.yorku.ca/crm or phone 905-775 3684.

Please detach and send form and cheque (payable to Andrea O'Reilly) to: ARM,726 Atkinson, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3

Please indicate what series and what times:_____________________________________________
Amount enclosed $ _______




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