Christine Gervais’ conference presentation is enthusiastically received at Santa Clara University, California

Professor Gervais’ presentation at the Conference on the History of Women Religious was, according to the Global Sisters Report "enthusiastically received". Her paper shed light on issues related to the Canonical criminalization of women’s ordination, the patriarchal constructions of the “deviant nun”, the gendered exclusion of nuns, and the progressive roles of sisters among imprisoned and victimized populations.