Online: Tracing the Path from Women’s Health Advocacy to Conspiracy Theories
Erin Fredericks: Tracing the Path from Women’s Health Advocacy to Conspiracy Theories
The talk is titled: “Tracing the Path from Women’s Health Advocacy to Conspiracy Theories”
Using Christiane Northrup’s evolution from vocal women’s health advocate to conspiracy theorist as a case study, Dr. Fredericks will examine a worrisome new pattern of vocal women’s health advocates aligning themselves with QAnon conspiracy theorists. Refusing to simply dismiss these advocates, Dr. Fredericks examines the uncomfortable alignments and tensions between popular feminist criticism and contemporary conspiracy theories.
All are welcome…please have your lunch with us!
Our virtual Feminist Lunch Series series will continue on Feb. 24 with a talk by Karen Pearlston, from UNB Law. Subsequent talks will take place on March 17 and March 31. All are invited!
The Feminist Lunch Series is organized by the UNB Gender & Women’s Studies Program, the UNB/STU University Women’s Centre and the Office of the UNB Dean of Arts. Special thanks to Daniel Grant for technical help. For more information on the series, contact Sophie Lavoie (firstname.lastname@example.org).