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About krystlemaki PhD

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CSA 2016 Outstanding Graduating Student Award

I’m honoured that the Sociology Department at Queen’s University nominated me for the Canadian Sociological Association’s 2016 outstanding graduating student award! Thank you to everyone in the department and beyond who supported me during my PhD, I could not have … Continue reading

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Teaching at the University of Ottawa

After recently relocating to Ottawa I’m thrilled to announce that I will be teaching a second year lecture course ‘Class, Work and Gender’ in the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of Ottawa January 2017!

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Working with SAC Kingston Spring-Summer 2016

Since the spring I’ve had the privilege of working with the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston on an exciting new project. SAC Kingston is exploring expanding their services to serve people of all genders. As a consultant for this project I … Continue reading

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Dare to Stand Out: Kingston Youth Diversity Conference

I had a wonderful time yesterday co-facilitating at the Dare to Stand Out: Kingston Youth Diversity Conference with the talented artist screen-printer Barb from Epidemic 613. Barb organized an awesome hands on Protest Art workshop for high school students participating … Continue reading

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Book Review

Looking forward to reviewing The Healing Journey: Intimate Partner Abuse and Its Implications in the Labour Market by Linda DeRiviere for Studies in Social Justice. Although my research touched on some of the impacts of gendered violence and poverty, specifically … Continue reading

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Dr. Maki

It’s been a while since my last post in February. Looking back there were still many months of editing to finish up before I was ready to defend my dissertation. My pup Olive helped me get through the worst of … Continue reading

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Writing the conclusion of my dissertation

While I’ve been revising a draft of my dissertation over these past couple of months I was unable to see an end in sight. For those of us who have finished a dissertation, we know it is never really done, … Continue reading

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OPIRG visit to SOCY 431

Thanks to OPIRG Kingston who attended our seminar SOCY 431’Advanced Studies in Gender and Sexuality’ February 4th. The students were interested to learn more about OPIRG and enjoyed learning about the People’s History Project which gathers first-hand interviews and documents … Continue reading

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Violence Against Women and Girls

This afternoon I co-facilitated a workshop with Social Work students about the barriers facing women who are trying to leave domestic violence. 60 students were organized into 4 groups, each with two different scenarios of women trying to leave an … Continue reading

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VAW Workshop at St. Lawrence College Jan 26th 2015

I’ve been invited to co-facilitate a workshop designed to address the barriers that women experience with intimate partner violence. I’m excited to co-facilitate with long-time Kingston feminist activist Michelle Lamarche. See her interview with the Kingston Whig Standard on family … Continue reading

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