November 20-22, 2020, University of Alberta

Carol Williams

Carol Williams is a professor cross-appointed between History and Women & Gender Studies, as well as director of the Centre for Oral History & Tradition at the University of Lethbridge (Treaty 7 territory). Her teaching specializations are women’s history, feminist activism, reproductive justice, and incarcerated women.

Her publications include an edited collection, Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism (UIllinois 2012); a monograph, Framing the West: Race, Gender, and the Photographic ‘Frontier’ in the Pacific Northwest (OUP 2003); and more recently, “Residential School Photographs: The Visual Rhetoric of Indigenous Removal and Containment” in Photography and Migrationedited by Tanya Sheehan (Routledge 2018) and “Reproductive self-determination and the persistence of ‘family values’ in Alberta from the 1960s to the 1990s,” in Call To Action: Histories of Women’s Activism in Western Canada, co-edited by Sarah Carter, Nanci Langford & Claire Thomson (University of Manitoba Press, forthcoming).