Is There a "Rape Culture" in Canada? A Critical Conversation

Is There a "Rape Culture" in Canada? A Critical Conversation

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Wednesday November 9, 2016 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Rogers Communication Centre, Room 103
Ryerson University
80 Gould Street
Toronto, Ontario

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"Rape culture” has become a key concept as Canadians try to understand and effectively address sexual assault and sexual violence. But does the idea that there is a "culture" of rape help or harm our efforts? Join three of Canada's leading experts in this critical discussion.


  • Brenda Cossman, Professor of Law and Director, Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, University of Toronto
  • Ummni Khan, Associate Professor of Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University, and Joint Chair in Women’s Studies, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa
  • Lara Karaian, Associate Professor, Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Carleton University


  • Penni Stewart, Associate Professor of Sociology, York University

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