Who is Suzanne Mackenzie?
Suzanne Mackenzie was a much beloved member of the geographical
in Canada and internationally, who died at home in Nelson, B.C.
24, 1998. She will long be remembered for her courage, her commitment
feminism, her deep sense of caring for friends, family and students,
sense of justice and right and her irrepressible humour, bound up
What is the Suzanne Mackenzie Memorial Lecture?
Every second year, the fund established by The Canadian Women and
Study Group (CWAG) in the memory of Suzanne Mackenzie, supports
presentation of a lecture by a woman whose involvement in geography
significant correspondence with Suzanne's interests and passions.
lecture takes place at the Annual Meeting of the CAG. A sub-committee
CWAG is responsible for the selection.
The next memorial lecture in Suzanne's honour will be held in 2006
CAG meeting at Lakehead University.
Three memorial addresses have been given to date:
2000, Brock University, Jennifer Hyndman (SFU)
2002, Toronto, Evelyn Peters (USask)
2004, Moncton, Isabel Dyck (UBC)
It is possible to make donations to the memorial fund in Suzanne's
and we encourage you to do so to ensure that the memorial lecture
held on a regular biennial basis. Those individuals who would like
a tax-deductible contribution should forward a cheque (made out
Canadian Association of Geographers) to: Audrey Kobayashi, Department
Geography, Queen’s University, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Kingston,
ON K7L 3N6.