Women & Gender Studies Institute

feminist questions for tangled times


For the past 40 years, WGSI has trained students to think about the entanglements of gender, race and sexuality. Our teaching and research is distinctive for its transnational feminist approach, critically addressing how national borders, colonialisms, labour, and migration shape life, knowledge, and politics.

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  • Congratulations to Professor Rinaldo Walcott

    Professor Rinaldo Walcott of the Department of Social Justice Education has been promoted to the rank of Professor, effective July 1, 2018. Professor Walcott is an innovative and internationally influential interdisciplinary scholar in the areas of Black studies, cultural studies, … Read more

  • Brianna O’Connor Hersey – March 31, 2018

    At the age of 36, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, at home in Toronto from end stage bowel disease. Brianna was an activist, a leader, a rebel, a voice¬†for gender equity. She was born and schooled in Toronto (Oriole … Read more

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