Dr. Andrea O’Reilly - SSHRC grant Dr. Andrea O’Reilly has received a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant in the amount of $24,927.00 for the project titled COVID-19 "Mothers, Crisis, and Care; The Impact of the Pandemic on Mothers' Carework and Wage Labour and Towards Best Practices in Social Research and Public Policy".
The School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies’ ANNUAL LECTURE"And Still We Rise: Womxn Opposing Oppression & Proposing Change"featuring Dr. Jill AndrewMPP Toronto-St. Paul’sOntario NDP Critic for Culture and Women’s Issues Womxn have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. While COVID-19 has been referred to as an ‘unprecedented’ pandemic, in this talk Jill Andrew (she/her) highlights […]
Hello students. As we gear up for the term and enrolment dates approach, we would like to inform you that virtual advising is available. These appointments will assist you in assessing your degree progress, helping you choose courses and assist you in making selections to ensure you are on track to completing your degree/program. […]
All students enrolled into GWST & SXST courses at Keele and Glendon campuses are invited. Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Meet and Greet, February 28, 2020, 11am-1pm
Professor Enakshi Dua spoke on diversity in university sports teams in a Toronto Star article, titled Are university sports teams dropping the ball on diversity? Dua, from the School of Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies, discusses how racialized students often have issues with access to higher education and sports. “Government data shows minority and immigrant […]
Deryn Rizzi, MDEM, Vaughan Fire Chief York grad and PhD student Deryn Rizzi has been appointed as the new Chief of Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service (VFRS), the first woman in the role. Rizzi is currently pursuing her PhD in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies. She is a graduate of York's Master of Disaster and Emergency Management program, […]
The oldest person to graduate from York University will turn 90 in July, and will be attending Convocation to receive her degree in Women’s Studies, a process she started in 1978. Alma Kocialek has become a media sensation, being featured in the Toronto Star, the CBC and the Brampton Guardian, among many other outlets […]