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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 | 3:00-5:00pm | Rosaria Boardroom (Room 312)

Dr. Susie Brigham, AMI Chair, warmly welcomes you to join the AMI network (also referred to as general membership). Simply click on "Join our Network" (on the left) and provide your name and email address. All AMI network members are eligible to attend our Annual General Meeting. Please RSVP to

Author Talk with Rita Deverell

Thursday, May 23, 2019 |  4:00-6:00pm | McCain 105-106

The AMI invites you to an Author Talk at MSVU with Rita Shelton Deverell, former Nancy's Chair in Women's Studies. Her book will be 'hot off the press' May 23, and she's coming to MSVU to talk about it - Thursday, May 23, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., McCain 105-106. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to

In her new book, American Refugees: Turning to Canada for Freedom, Rita shows that from the Revolutionary War to the Underground Railroad through to McCarthyism and Vietnam, American have fled to Canada in times of crisis. When Donald Trump was elected President of the USA in 2016, the website for Citizenship and Immigration crashed overwhelmed by Americans interested in migrating to Canada.

Rita Deverell Book Launch Poster - American Refugees Turning to Canada for Freedom - May 23-19 

Farewell Reception for El Jones

Thursday, May 23, 2019 | 2:00-4:00pm | McCain 105-106

Farewell Reception for El Jones – please join members of the Alexa McDonough Institute (AMI), staff, faculty, and community members as we thank El Jones for her many contributions to the Mount Community during her tenure as Nancy's Chair – Thursday, May 23, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., McCain 105-106. Please RSVP by May 16 to

Wine & Cheese - Networking Event for Researchers

Thursday, November 29, 2018 | 2:30 - 4:00pm | McCain 201-B, Mount Saint Vincent University

Share research you are working on and find out what other researchers are doing in the area of women gender, and social justice. Featuring research from Dr. KelleyAnne Malinen, and Dr. Jennifer Brady. AMI members welcome to attend. Please RSVP by Monday, November 29 to

AMI Wine & Cheese Event FINAL - Nov 29-18 

National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women

Thursday, December 6 | 12:00pm | McCain Atrium, Mount Saint Vincent University

You are invited to the commemorative service on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. To pay tribute to the victims of the Montreal Massacre, our purpose is to remember, reflect and recommit ourselves to change.

Commemorative Serivce Poster - Dec 6-18