The University of Winnipeg



Reaching Out Through Research: Pauline Greenhill

Dr. Pauline Greenhill, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, will be speaking about Cultural Studies Research:  New Directions in Ethnographic, Historic, and Textual Analysis at the next Brown Bag Research Lecture.

October 15, 2007
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Room 3C01

The Brown Bag Lecture Series is sponsored by the Office of the Vice-President (Research & Graduate Studies).  The event is open to the general public and everyone is welcome to bring their lunch.

For her Brown Bag research talk, Greenhill will discuss some of her current areas of interest, including transgender imagination and transgender enactment in traditional and popular culture (in collaboration with Cherie Werhun, Psychology, UWinnipeg); transbiology and transgender in traditional fairytales (with co-investigator Kay Turner, New York University and Brooklyn Council for the Arts); contemporary charivari in Canada; and cash gifts at weddings.

Greenhill is published in Signs:  A Journal of Women in Culture and Society (with Stephanie Kane), the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, the Journal of American Folklore, and several other international periodicals.  She has also published in Herizons and C International Art Magazine (with Anne Brydon).  Her most recent book is Undisciplined Women:  Tradition and Culture in Canada (with Diane Tye, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1997) and she has just completed a monograph entitled Uncivil Unrest:  Discourses of Four Charivaris in Canada 1881-1940.