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WMST Instructor Featured on CBC Radio's Ideas

The June 5, 2019 episode of CBC Radio's "Ideas from the Trenches: The Encroachment Game" features Safaneh Mohaghegh Neyshabouri, a Women’s Studies instructor at the University of Calgary and PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Alberta.

Her study of 19th century Iranian women’s diaries reveals “[the] ways that they’re resisting and circumventing patriarchy.” She compares this to how today’s women of Iran are “using social media to resist authority in subtle ways.” Learn more and listen to the full episode at

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