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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  • WGSI Welcomes Postdoctoral Fellows

    We are thrilled to welcome Debby Wilson Danard and Nikoli Attai, who were recently chosen as two of 8¬†recipients of the 2019-2021 University of Toronto Provostial Postdoctoral Fellows Programme for Black and Indigenous Scholars.¬†¬† DR. DEBBY WILSON DANARD is  Anishinaabe, sturgeon clan, born … Read more

  • WGSI PhD Student Elisha Lim Publishes Chapter

    Congratulations to Elisha! Their book Cartographies of Race and Social Difference has recently been published in electronic and print format.

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