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.



  • Interdisciplinary Trans Studies Graduate Student Conference TRANS MATTERS: Call for Papers EXTENDED DEADLINE (applications due November 24, 2017)
  • CFR 2016-17 Mary McEwan Memorial Award (applications due November 20, 2017)


Challenging Trafficking in Canada: Policy Brief (2017), edited by Dr. Kamala Kempadoo and Nicole McFadyen (coordinators), Phillip Pilon, Andrea Sterling and Alex Mackenzie.