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2021-22 #HASTALKS is a seminar series curated by the Department of Health, Aging & Society at McMaster University.

Virtual #HASTALKS 2021-22

#HASTALKS brings together bright minds to discuss a wide range of subjects that foster learning, inspiration, and provoke conversations that matter in our field. Join us for the upcoming 2021-22 online sessions. All are welcome!

Sep 27, 2021


#HASTALKS is a seminar series curated by the Department of Health, Aging & Society.

Join us for the upcoming VIRTUAL sessions:


Acceleration, contestation, and interconnection: “Vaccine nationalism” through a global lens
Y. Rachel Zhou, Professor, McMaster University
October 26, 2021
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM (ET)
Register for this session with Y. Rachel Zhou

Unpacking the complexity of public preferences for and beliefs about dying at home in Canada
Laura Funk, Professor, University of Manitoba
November 16, 2021
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM (ET)
Register for this session with Laura Funk
Co-hosted with the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging

At the limits of care: How women negotiate moral, gendered responsibilities in our aging society
Janna Klostermann, Instructor, Carleton University
February 1, 2022
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM (ET)
Register for this session with Jenna Klostermann
Co-hosted with the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging

Safe places for aging and care? Exploring violence in care for older adults
Rachel Herron, Associate Professor, Brandon University
March 1, 2022
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM (ET)
Register for this session with Rachel Herron
Co-hosted with the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging

Indigenous Health and Dementia
Jennifer Walker, Associate Professor, McMaster University
March 29, 2022
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM (ET)
Register for this session with Jennifer Walker

All sessions are ONLINE and FREE.  ALL are welcome to attend!  View poster:  #HASTALKS Seminar Series 2021-22