Kim Anderson, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario will be one of two keynote speakers at the Twenty-Seventh Annual Men and Masculinities Conference of the American Men’s Studies Association June 12-14, 2019.
Anderson is a Metis writer, educator scholar with a focus on identity as it factors into the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Much of her research is community partnered and has involved gender and Indigeneity, Indigenous feminisms and critical Indigenous masculinities.
Her books include A Recognition of Being: Reconstructing Native Womanhood (CSPI, 2nd Edition, 2016) and Life Stages and Native Women: Memory, Teachings and Story Medicine (University of Manitoba Press, 2011). Recent co-edited books include Indigenous Men and Masculinities: Legacies, Identities, Regeneration (with Robert Alexander Innes, University of Manitoba Press, 2015) and Keetsahnak: Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters (with Maria Campbell and Christi Belcourt, 2018). Dr. Anderson also holds a Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Relationships.