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.


Call for Nominations: Mary McEwan Memorial Award 2018-19 (November 25, 2019)


CFR Co-Sponsored: Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies Master's Symposium (October 1, 2019)

CFR Co-Sponsored: Decolonization, Social Movements and Performance in the Caribbean and Canada 1968-1988 workshop (October 24-26, 2019 at York)

CFR Co-Sponsored: Reclaiming Justice: Memory and Memorialization of Violence conference (Oct 25-27, 2019 at UofT)

CFR Co-Sponsored: Amar Wahab's Book Launch: Disciplining Coolies: An Archival Footprint of Trinidad, 1846 (October 24, 2019) and Exhibition Launch: Coolie hauntings (October 24 – November 5, 2019)


Congratulations to the Joint Winners of the 2017-18 Mary McEwan Memorial Award, Dr. Nael Bhanji and Dr. Anna Rodrigues!


The 2018-19 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.