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Conference: Eugenics and Sterilization in Alberta: 35 Years Later

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All are welcome free, no charge, to this public conference about how people in Alberta, Canada were targeted with eugenics and sterilization 35 years ago. Free Saturday lunch for all registrants.

What
  • Meeting
When Apr 27, 2007 03:00 AM to
Apr 28, 2007 03:00 AM
Where University of Alberta, Canada
Contact Name
Contact Phone (780) 492-3307
Attendees All are welcome.
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A Public Conference


Program



Friday, April 27, 2007


Keynote Address
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Keynote address begins at 7:30 p.m.
David King
Timms Centre for the Arts, University of Alberta
Reception to follow - 9 p.m.


Saturday, April 28, 2007


Free Screening of the National Film Board Film "The Sterilization of
Leilani Muir"
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Stollery Centre, School Of Business, University of Alberta
Saturday, April 28, 2007

Talks and Events – Stollery Centre, School Of Business
University of Alberta
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Dick Sobsey – "Influence of the Degenerate Family Studies"
Harvey Krahn and Jana Grekul – "Counting the Costs:Eugenics in
Alberta, 1929-1972"
Doug Wahlsten – "Eugenics, genetics, environment and intelligence in the 1950s"

Personal Perspectives
1:15 – 2:30 p.m.
Leilani Muir
Judy Lytton

2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Sandra Anderson
Nicola Fairbrother – "Through the Looking Glass: The Search for
Community Membership"

Closing Keynote
4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Geoffrey Reaume – "Preserving and Memorializing Mad People's History
Through the Psychiatric Survivor Archives, Toronto"


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