In the winter months bracketing 2019 two Black mothers were the objects of short-lived media frenzies in the Northern welfare states of Sweden and Norway. One woman, heavily pregnant, is arrested by a brutally apprehending authority that nearly terminates the fetus; while the other has allegedly chosen to end her life and that of her […]
Ways of Witnessing Black Motherhood: Spectacles of Suffering, Mortal Rebellions, and the Tyranny of Love with Jan-Therese Mendes, PhD Please join us for the 2022 Annual Lecture, School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies featuring Dr. Jan-Therese Mendes. Date: Friday, March 11, 2022 Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (EST) Dr. Mendes holds a PhD in […]
Sexuality Studies Spotlight is a podcast that highlights what you can do with your sexuality studies degree. Produced in collaboration with the York University Sexuality Studies Program, episodes feature interviews between undergraduate students and activists, scholars, and professionals who demonstrate how you can apply a critical sexualities lens to just about anything. The trailer is […]
Notes on 'Khwajasara Becoming' in Pakistan" with Dr. Salman Hussain Date: February 17, 2022Time: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm (EST) Dr. Salman Hussain is the 2021-2022 Visiting Scholar in Sexuality Studies and a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Anthropology at York University. Dr. Hussain is a Cultural Anthropologist with research interests in […]
Alison D. Crosby and M. Brinton Lykes are the winners of the 2021 Lemkin Book Award from the Institute for the Study of Genocide for their book Beyond Repair? Mayan Women’s Protagonism in the Aftermath of Genocidal Harm, (Rutgers, 2019). The Lemkin Book Award committee, composed of an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the field […]
On March 10, 2021, Dr. Jill Andrew (MPP Toronto-St. Paul’s, Ontario NDP Critic for Culture and Women’s Issues) was the featured speaker for the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies’ Annual Lecture. The recording of the event “And Still We Rise: Womxn Opposing Oppression & Proposing Change” is linked for those who were unable […]
The Centre for Feminist Research and the Sexuality Studies Program Present: The 2021 Visiting Scholar in Sexuality Studies Talk
"Femmeship: Political Alliances, Communities of Care, and Friendship in Femme Internet Culture" – by Dr. Andi Schwartz Date: March 24, 2021Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Dr. Andi Schwartz is the 2020-2021 Visiting Scholar in Sexuality Studies […]
Dr. Angele Alook participated in a panel on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at the Black Women in Action’s Celebration of International Women’s Day. You can watch the recording of the event on Facebook.
Professor Gertrude Mianda The Glendon Caucus d’équité raciale-race equity caucus (CERREC) is very honoured to announce the creation of The Gertrude Mianda Prize for Excellence in Essay Writing. This essay prize, to be granted annually for the next 10 years, will go to one undergraduate or graduate student at the Glendon Campus whose essay is […]
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".