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The Department of Equity Studies (DES) offers a safe learning environment for students to understand Canadian and international social issues. Our courses introduce students to diverse communities, teach critical approaches and consider lived experiences. DES welcomes students interested in Human Rights, Refugee and Diaspora Studies, Race and Racism. DES also provides General Education courses in Social Sciences. 

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