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Congratulations Dr. Hassan

Please join us in celebrating WGSI’s very own Huda Hassan on the successful defense of her dissertation Ciyaal Baraf: Tropes, Fictions, and Self-Creation through the Somali Diaspora’s Aesthetic, Political, and Artistic Production.  Huda’s […]

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Jordache A. Ellapen – Queer African Studies Association Prize for Best Published Scholarly Essay by a Junior Scholar

Congratulations to Jordache A. Ellapen, assistant professor of Feminist Studies in Culture and Media and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program Director, who is the recipient of the Queer African Studies […]

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Congratulations to Angie Fazekas

Congratulations to Angie Fazekas, who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, Creative Becomings: Explicit Fanfiction, Reinventing Adolescence and Queer Relationality. Angie was supervised by Professor Dina Georgis with Patrick Keilty and Leslie Shade […]

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Statement from President Meric Gertler on the crisis in Iran

The following is a statement from University of Toronto President Meric Gertler regarding the crisis in Iran. This statement is also available on the office of the President’s website here. […]

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Remembering Kathryn P. Morgan (1943-2022)

Kathryn Pauly Morgan — Witty; Inquisitive; Someone you can talk to; Philosopher; Imaginative Kathryn Pauly Morgan, mother to Daniel Pauly, sister to John, Charles, Dave, and Mark Pauly, and daughter […]

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Congratulations to Zeinab Farokhi

Congratulations to Zeinab Farokhi, who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, Digital Islamophobia: A Comparison of Right-Wing Extremist Groups in Canada, the United States and India. Zeinab was supervised by Professor Victoria Tahmasebi-Birgani, […]

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Reading the beads: U of T Mississauga researcher, Kristen Bos, examines Indigenous visual storytelling

A beaded bag by a Cree artist from James Bay circa 1865 (photo courtesy of Professor Kristen Bos) Kristen Bos initially resisted going into the field of Indigenous studies. “I started […]

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Congratulations Dr. Mary Kay Bachour!

WGSI is very pleased to announce that Dr. Mary Kay Bachour has been offered a position of  Senior Research Specialist at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) to pursue […]

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Robyn Maynard joins HCS as Assistant Professor of Black Feminisms in Canada

It is with tremendous pleasure WGSI shares the exciting news that Robyn Maynard, doctoral candidate in WGSI who is currently writing her dissertation, will be starting a tenure-stream position at […]

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Congratulations to Cornel Grey! Joining the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Western University.

Congratulations to Cornel Grey, who has accepted an offer to join the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Western University. One of the exciting things about the position […]