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Kogawa, Joy
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Telling It: Women and Language Across Cultures conference files

Sub-series consists of records relating to the "Telling It: Women and Language Across Cultures" conference held by the department on 25 and 26 November 1988 at the downtown SFU campus. Speakers at the conference included Jeannette Armstrong, Barbara Herringer, Surjeet Kalsey, Joy Kogawa, Sky Lee, Lee Maracle, Louise Profeit-LeBlanc, and Betsy Warland. There was also a performance by Vancouver Sath. Records include registration and speaker lists, correspondence, grant proposals, promotional materials, evaluations, documentation relating to a bibliography, a final budget, and other documents.

Correspondence and personal records

Series includes correspondence between Peter Buitenhuis and various friends, colleagues, and peers—including Margaret Atwood, Timothy "Tiff" Findley, Northrop Frye, Thomas Wolfe, Adrienne Clarkson, Norman Holmes Pearson, Glynn Beard, Earle Birney, Anne Cameron, Joy Kogawa, Nigel Nicolson, Peter Such, Derek Martinus, Richard Stern, Betty Lambert, and Scott Symons (see files F-242-4-0-0-1 "Correspondence", F-242-4-0-0-2 "Correspondence: II L-Z," vol 1, and F-242-4-0-0-13 Scott Symons--please note that some original documents have been removed from the files and replaced with photocopies). Series also includes records relating to Buitenhuis's personal affairs, including financial records; party arrangements; church activities; and advocacy interests and involvement. Topics documented include the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) program "Ideas," publications and manuscripts by Buitenhuis as well as other authors, Ford Maddox Ford, the Public Lending Right Commission, West Coast Energy, and Park Royal Shopping Centre.

Records primarily consist of correspondence, but also include forms, a notebook, brochures, and reports.