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Centre for Women’s Studies in Education presents

Mapping the Contours:


Women’s Labour in Canada’s
Adult ESL Industry

With Biljana Vasilevska


An introduction to the contexts and
April 14 2010
conditions of women’s roles in English
as a Second Language (ESL) instruction 12:00 – 1:30pm
in Canada. Vasilevska explores
women's emotional and unpaid labour OISE Room 2-227
in the teaching of newcomers to
Canada, contrasting it with the more 252 Bloor West, above St
stable and lucrative – and more George subway station
masculinised – private school and
higher education settings. A simple
break-down of the complex ESL
Free, bring your lunch
industry that will be helpful for anyone Wheelchair accessible
considering working in the ESL industry
and those concerned with the
cwse@utoronto.ca for more
proletarianization of traditionally
women-dominated industries. information