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Toronto Premiere of: Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984-1992 by Dagmar Schultz

Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto and Community Arts Practice, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University  invites you to the Contemporary Urgencies of Audre Lorde’s Legacy, March 7-21, 2013 Toronto Premiere of: Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984-1992 by Dagmar Schultz. Followed by panel discussion with Dagmar Schultz, Marion Kraft, Gloria Wekker, M. Jacqui […]

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Marian Reed wins Outstanding Staff Award

WGSI is thrilled to announce our Undergraduate and Graduate Programs Administrator, Marian Reed, has won the Dean’s Outstanding Administrative Service Award. Congratulations, Marian! The Outstanding Staff Awards were established in 1999 to recognize the important roles administrative and technical staff have in fulfilling the academic mission of the Faculty. The Dean’s Outstanding Administrative Service Award […]

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WGS 460Y: Advanced Research Seminar Student Symposium

Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) presents: WGS 460Y: Advanced Research Seminar Student Symposium Course Instructor: Professor Marieme Lo Date: April 3, 2012 Time: 3-5pm Presenters: Joan Densmore, Grace Yoo, Meaghan Morris, Jane Montague, Hoi Yan Mandy Leung, Alexandra Elford and Jenna Lee Forde Caprani Location: WGSI Lounge, Wilson Hall, New College Refreshments will be […]

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WGS Research Seminar with Cheryl Suzack

“Trapped in one of the oldest ways:’ Indigenous Women, Literature, and Law” Date: March 28, 2012 Time: 3-5 p.m. Speaker: Cheryl Suzack Location: Wilson Hall, Rm 2053 Cheryl Suzack is an assistant professor of English, and was educated at the University of Guelph and the University of Alberta. Her research explores the intersections between Indigenous […]

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WGSI and Caribbean Studies invite you to ‘Revelations’

M. Jacqui Alexander, Professor at the Women and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto and Founding Director of the Tobago Center for the Study and Practice of Indigenous Spirituality (www.latierraspirit.org) will be reading from her new work. Date: Friday March 23, 2012 Time: 6:30pm Location:  William Doo Auditorium, 45 Willcocks Street (on block South of […]

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WGS Research Seminar with Gada Mahrouse

“I come to help” or “I help to become”?: Analyzing race, emotion and pedagogy in “alternative,” educational, and volunteer tourism Date: February 1, 2012 Time: 3-5 p.m. Speaker: Gada Mahrouse Location: Wilson Hall, Rm 2053 Click here for more information about the Women and Gender Studies Research Seminar.

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WGS Research Seminar with Kiran Mirchandani

‘Don’t Take Calls, Make Contact’: Legitimizing Racist Abuse in Transnational Service Work Date: January 25, 2012 Time: 3-5 p.m. Speaker: Kiran Mirchandani Location: Wilson Hall, Rm 2053 Abstract Based on one hundred interviews with workers at call centers in Bangalore, Delhi and Pune over the past decade, I argue that transnational service work provides the […]

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WGS Research Seminar with Margot Francis

Creative Subversions: Whiteness and Indigeneity in the National Imaginary Date: November 30, 2011 Time: 3-5 p.m. Speaker: Margot Francis Location: Wilson Hall, Rm 2053 Abstract This paper will highlight selected moments from my forthcoming book Creative Subversions (UBC Press, November 2011) in order to explore how whiteness and Indigeneity are articulated through taken-for-granted images of […]

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WGS Research Seminar with Jasmine Rault

Affect and its Effects: Queer Feminist Creative Resistance in the Americas Date: November 2, 2011 Time: 3-5 p.m. Speaker: Jasmine Rault Location: Wilson Hall, Rm 2053 Abstract This talk will explore the role of positive affect in contemporary feminist and queer scholarship, cultural production, media arts and activism in the hemispheric Americas (North, Central and […]