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Dr. Andrea O’Reilly - SSHRC grant

Dr. Andrea O’Reilly - SSHRC grant

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".

And Still We Rise: Womxn Opposing Oppression - March 10, 2021 at 1 pm.

And Still We Rise: Womxn Opposing Oppression - March 10, 2021 at 1 pm.

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 […]

Winter 2021 Virtual Advising is Available for Majors and Minors

Winter 2021 Virtual Advising is Available for Majors and Minors

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. […]

Faculty associations’ award recognizes founder of motherhood studies, matricentric feminism

Faculty associations’ award recognizes founder of motherhood studies, matricentric feminism

Andrea O’Reilly, a professor in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University, used to get a lot of mail. As the founder of the field of motherhood studies more than 20 years ago, aspiring graduate students would often send her letters asking […]

York professor spotlights inequity and barriers in university sports in Toronto Star article

York professor spotlights inequity and barriers in university sports in Toronto Star article

  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 […]

York PhD student becomes first female Chief of Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service

York PhD student becomes first female Chief of Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service

  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, […]