Welcome to the Centre for Feminist Research

The Centre for Feminist Research/ Le centre de recherches féministes promotes feminist activities and collaborative research at York University and works to establish research linkages between York scholars and local, national, international and transnational communities. Feminist research is conceived of in broad terms, as being concerned with issues of  women, gender, class, ‘race’, sexuality, ability and feminism.


CFR Co-Sponsored: Book Launch for "Sharing Breath: Embodied Learning and Decolonization," eds. Sheila Batacharya and Yuk-Lin Renita Wong, November 10, 2018

CFR Co-Sponsored: Book launch and talk for Personal and Political: Stories from the Women’s Health Movement 1960-2010 by Dr. Lorraine Greaves, November 16, 2018

CFR Co-Sponsored: Community Screening Event of Face, the Other Side 얼굴, 그 맞은편, November 17, 2018

CFR Co-Sponsored: Winter Clothing Drive for FCJ Refugee Centre (ending December 7, 2018)


Mary McEwan Memorial Award 2017-2018 (nomination deadline December 3, 2018)

Congratulations to the Joint Winners of the 2016-17 Mary McEwan Memorial Award, Dr. Funke Aladejebi and Dr. Rebecca Hall!


The 2017-18 CFR Annual Newsletter is now available.

The timeline of York University Women's Studies History, inception - 2011, created by Dr. Rusty Shteir with Nataly Kim and Tasia Alexopoulos.