march 2021

06mar(mar 6)8:30 am07(mar 7)6:00 pmMoved OnlineBad MothersAn Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

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Key questions for discussion include: What are the purposes and consequences of declaring someone a bad mother? How have the standards for being a bad mother changed over time? To what extent is the bad mother label a product of economic and racial privilege? What do stories of real and fictional bad mothers reveal about broader socio-cultural preoccupations? Are bad mothers ever justified in their behaviour, and can they be redeemed? Is there an obligation to act in relation to bad mothers?

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6 (Saturday) 8:30 am - 7 (Sunday) 6:00 pm