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Mother's Day: A Peek into the History and Raising a Feminist Daughter

Happy Mother's Day to all mothers and mother figures! In this episode, Adamant Eve contributors, Autumn Moronchuk, Luis Cifuentes, Michelle Deng, and Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins will first be discussing the history of Mother’s Day and sharing some fun facts and thoughts with each other. In the later part of this episode, you will hear an interview with Autumn and her moms, Janet Duffy and Deb Farstad, where they will discuss mother-daughter relationships, feminism, empowerment, and what it means to raise a feminist daughter.

White Supremacy: A Conversation on Academia and Ecology with Dr. Mookerjea

In this episode, Wen Chan and Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins speak with Dr. Sourayan Mookerjea about the ethics of care work, the division between universities and activists and resistance to green capitalism and more. Here are the readings that were quoted and mentioned during this conversation: - https://eco-chick.com/ecofeminism-explained-by-activists-ecofeminists-and-me/ - https://syllabus.pirate.care/topic/commoningcare/ -https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/17/magazine/waged-housework.html Music used: -Creative Writing by Chad Crouch -Bon Journee by Chad Crouch

White Supremacy: Ideological Adaptation with Dr. Shama Rangwala

In this episode, Luis Cifuentes and Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins speak with Dr. Shama Rangwala about the overt rise of white supremacy, ideological adaptation, Marvel movies, Diversity and Inclusion trainings, and more! Dr. Rangwala mentioned some accessible readings that we have listed below: - Spectre Journal https://spectrejournal.com/ - Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto by Cinzia Arruzza, Nancy Fraser, and Tithi Bhattacharya - Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and Racist Nationalism by Harsha Walia - Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition by Cedric Robinson - Policing Black Lives by Robyn Maynard Music used: P Flunked Funk by Podington Bear

Revisiting COVID-19 One Year Later - Lifting the Veil on Migrant Injustice with Dr. Denise Spitzer

On the second part of our follow up COVID-19 series, Michelle Deng and Luis Cifuentes sit down with Dr. Denise Spitzer to learn more about the new challenges that the pandemic has presented for migrant communities as well as pre-existing issues that have been exponentially heightened. If you want to learn more about how you can support and advocate for migrant workers, please check out https://www.migrantealberta.ca/ To learn more about Dr. Spitzer's research, visit https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Denise-Spitzer to access various publications Music used: Pacing by Chad Crouch

Revisiting COVID-19 one year later - What does this mean for survivors? with Dr. Montesanti

Dr. Montesanti has been researching the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people who are currently experiencing domestic and interpersonal violence, as well as survivors. Wen Chan, Autumn Moronchuk and Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins chat with Dr. Montesanti to know more about how COVID-19 and lockdown restrictions has affected this population as well as the anti-violence sector overall.

Revisiting From Hate to Hope

CW: Hate crimes On this episode, we take a listen back to coverage from the 5th annual Hate to Hope Rally in Edmonton back in 2016, which raises awareness of hate crimes in Alberta. Thanks to Chevi Rabbit for sharing about Hate to Hope https://hatetohope.org/courses/course-v1:projectsomeonecommons+hatetohope+EN_2020_01/about Bashir Mohamed who was mentioned in this episode has written a Edmonton Anti-Black Racism Toolkit: https://www.bashirmohamed.com/blog/2020/6/2/edmontontoolkit Also on this episode, local poet Shima Aisha Robinson talks about her art and why she adopted the pen name Dwennimmen. Check out Shima's work website here: https://www.denseverse.net/?fbclid=IwAR2Qp-mfnsG2fgXq9oYRwi8364B19tZ_RX3Y6VEpHXpxgOlkTIkUqa5ayiQ Music: Flarinet by Podington Bear

RAD Educators

Join us for the extended version in which we hear an interview that Luis Cifuentes conducted with Dan Scratch and Julia Dalman from the RAD Educators network. RAD Educators Network is a diverse group of educators and people passionate about education who collaborate and organize with their community to address issues like inequality, sexism, and racism in the education system. Julia and Dan discuss how political thought in the process of education impacts education as a collective good, how the role of education can include social justice, and why educators need to be activists in their own communities. Check out RAD Educators Network here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2165198663702680/discussion/preview or https://twitter.com/radeducators?lang=en Music by: Mercedes Sosa - Me Gustan los Estudiantes (I Love the Students)

Policing and Sexual Violence

This episode explores dimensions of how the current judicial and police systems often fail to center the needs and well-being of survivors-victims of sexual violence. Additionally, how we can imagine and create alternative ways, of keeping each other safe and accountable, sans cops and colonial systems of 'justice.' Hear Michelle Deng and Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins talk with the director of the University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre, Samantha Pearson. Also in this conversation, we hear from members of No Cops On Campus, Shima Robinson and Kendra Cowley. Follow No Cops on Campus on Twitter: @nocopsoncampus // Instagram: @nocopsoncampus // Facebook: facebook.com/nocopsoncampus (No Cops On Campus Collective) // Website: https://www.nocopsoncampus.com/ And the University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre on Twitter: @ualbertasac // Instagram: @ualbertasac // Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SACUofA // Website: uab.ca/SACentre Sexual Violence Awareness Week runs Feb. 1 - Feb. 5, 2021 this winter semester.

2020: A Year In Review

Happy New Year! In the first episode of 2021, the Adamant Eve team take a look back at 2020 and highlight some of the stories and events that we covered. Thank you again to all our listeners and to everyone supporting community radio, we couldn't have come this far without you!

Academic Mentorship

In this episode, Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins and Master of Science student, Kimberley Barrett, discuss mentorship in academia through a feminist lens. This conversation was sparked by a controversial paper that was recently published in Nature Communications that concluded that women are more successful when they have a male mentor rather than a female mentor. The paper can be accessed at https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-19723-8

Pandora's Box: Lifting the Lid on Menstruation

In this week's episode, Wen Chan and Michelle Deng sit down with filmmaker, Rebecca Snow, and executive producer / CEO and co-founder of Diva International, Carinne Chambers-Saini, to chat about their latest documentary, "Pandora's Box: Lifting the Lid on Menstruation." They discuss the taboos surrounding menstruation, menstrual inequity in the Global North and South, and the political, social, cultural, and economic implications of menstrual inequity. To learn more about the film, please visit https://www.pandorasboxthefilm.com/

Fare Free Feminism

In this week's episode, Rose-Eva Forgues Jenkins and Autumn Moronchuk sit down with community organizer, Caitlin Hart, from Free Transit Edmonton to talk about the feminization of poverty, transit as safety, and what it means for transit to be free and good.

Fundrive 2020: Audio Passport

Happy Fundrive! In this episode, Adamant Eve contributors Wen Chan, Luis Cifuentes, Michelle Deng, Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins, and Autumn Moronchuk are taking you on a journey around the world! First, we feature a snippet of Rose-Eva and Wen's interview with Intent Coffee owners Mavi Az Atolentino and Reika Herradura about decolonizing coffee. Then, we each share one feminist from around the world that we want everyone to know more about in our segment, Better Know a Feminist: International Edition. We follow that with a discussion between Autumn, Rose-Eva, and Caitlin Hart from Free Transit Edmonton about how fare-free transit is a feminist issue. Finally, we can't forget about our annual quiz! This year, we find out which country should be our next travel destination based on our quarantine routine. Thank you to all of you, our listeners for your continuous support <3

Decolonizing Coffee

On this episode, Wen Chan and Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins sit down with Mavi Az Atolentino and Reika Herradura, the owners of Intent Coffee, to discuss community support, colonial impacts in the Phillipines, and what decolonizing coffee might look (and taste) like! Intent Coffee is a new cafe in Edmonton located in Southgate mall. It is run by queer, Pilipinx youth with the vision of creating equitable, inclusive, and sustainable coffee. You can find them on Instagram @intentcoffee.yeg

Codependency Sucks!

'Tis the season to be spooky and there's no better way to start it off than by talking about vampiric relationships! Wen Chan, Michelle Deng, Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins, and Autumn Moronchuk sit down and discuss Stephanie Meyer's Twilight series, unhealthy relationships, and why the ability to separate fantasy from reality is so important.

Cancel Culture and Accountability

In this episode, Wen Chan, Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins, and Autumn Moronchuk sit down to talk about cancel culture and the impacts it has on members of our communities. We discuss JK Rowling's recent statements, what accountability looks like, and ways we can foster responsibility and transformation through our relationships with our communities.

The Feminism of Studio Ghibli

In this episode, Wen Chan, Michelle Deng, and Autumn Moronchuk sit down to discuss feminism, capitalism, and everything in between found in the creations of Studio Ghibli. We also talk about what the films and characters mean to us and profess our undying love for Studio Ghibli.

Racialization of Disease

In this episode, Wen Chan, Luis Cifuentes, and Michelle Deng sit down with Stephanie Booth, who has a masters degree in public health specializing in epidemiology, to discuss COVID-19. They discuss myths about the virus, what it means to racialize disease, and the implications coronavirus has on our systems.

A Tribute to Indigenous Activism

For this episode we wanted to commemorate the importance of Indigenous activists and the incredible work that they do. First we hear from Dr Dawn Lavell-Harvard about the connection between Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and the resource extraction industry. Afterwards, we hear from Randi Monkman about what drives their activism and support for Wet'suwet'en land defence. Hosting by Wen Chan, Autumn Moronchuk and Andy Silva. Editing and show production by Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins. To learn more about Dr Dawn Lavell-Harvard: https://canadianwomen.org/staff/dr-dawn-lavell-harvard/ To learn more about the land defence taking place at Unist'ot'en and Wet'suwet'en: http://unistoten.camp/ We also feature a clip of from Electric Pow Wow Drum by Tribe Called Red: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj3U0z64_m4

Indigenous Healthcare in Canada

In this episode, Michelle Deng and Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins interview Law professor Ubaka Ogbogu about Indigenous Healthcare and law systems in Canada. They cover topics such as Jordan's Principle, and discuss why Indigenous sovereignty is so crucial when it comes to healthcare.

Asian representation part 1

In this episode, Michelle Deng and Wen Chan interview the band, Cutsleeve, a queer, East Asian, female rock band. We discuss what Asian representation looks like in the Toronto music scene and talk about the many-faceted challenges and dimensions of identity. We also feature a demo of their song, Durian Eyes. Look out for their new recording of Durian Eyes in the future!

2019 recap: a great year for feminist radio!

In this episode we talk about some of our the highlights for Adamant Eve in 2019, and share clips from our favourite episodes of the year

Justin Ducharme on Positions and Hustling Verse

In this episode Justin Ducharme tells us about his film Positions as well as the poetry anthology that his co-edited poetry anthology Hustling Verse. The Vancouver Short Film Festival describes the film Positions as "the story of a queer, Indigenous, male sex worker in Vancouver". Watch the trailer here: https://www.cfmdc.org/film/4717 Hustling Verse is co-edited by Justin Ducharme and Amber Dawn. "In this trailblazing anthology, more than fifty self-identified sex workers from all walks of the industry (survival and trade, past and present) explore their lived experience through the expressive nuance and beauty of poetry". You can purchase the anthology here: https://www.amazon.ca/Hustling-Verse-Anthology-Workers-Poetry/dp/1551527812

Asian representation part 2

In this episode, Michelle Deng and Wen Chan continue their exploration of the representation of Asian women in media. For this episode, they are joined by Carol Jacob to talk about the differences between East Asian and West Asian representation, and how this impacts their lives.

Sex work on screen: a discussion about the movie Hustlers

In this episode, we watched the 2019 film Hustlers and discuss the way that sex work is depicted on screen. We invited guests Laura Kruse and Fia Friske to join Adamant Eve contributors Autumn Moronchuk, Wen Chan and Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins for our roundtable discussion.

The late and great Toni Morrison

This episode is about celebrating the great Toni Morrison. We’re featuring a panel that took place at the Garneau Theatre on September 1st after a screening of the documentary about Toni Morrison entitled the Pieces I am. The panel features Shama Rangwala, Shirley Anne Tate, Dr. Helen Frost, and Jumoke Verissimo.

The Shiverettes at Sled Island

Rose-Eva interviews Hayley Muir and Kaely Cormack from the Shiverettes at the Sled Island music festival

Fat Activism part 2

Part 2 of Rose-Eva and Lisa's conversation with Lauren Groves, Alison Tunis, Michelle Kennedy and Karen Kirkpatrick about fat activism. The previous conversation has been about the way that the medical system views fat bodies and how this perpetuates a lot of harm. In this episode, the discussion starts off with the question - what are the repercussions for being outwardly fatphobic( fat-phobia being the fear or dislike of folks living in fat bodies).

Fat Activism Part 1

In this episode, Lisa Pruden and Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins talk to Lauren Groves, Alison Tunis, Michelle Kennedy and Karen Kirkpatrick on the topic of fat activism. They explore some of the issues with the way that society views and treats folks who live in fat bodies.

Finding Your Therapy part 1

On this episode, Lisa and Rose-Eva sit down with Registered Provisional Psychologist Lauren Groves to talk about how to go about seeing a mental health therapist for the first time. They discuss how to choose a therapist, when to start looking for one, a what a first session might look like.

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