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Welcome to the Centre for Feminist Research at York University

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.


The Centre for Feminist Research and Sexuality Studies presented: Violent Intimacies: Transgender Embodiment, Law, and the State in Contemporary Turkey, a talk by Sexuality Studies Visiting Scholar Asli Zengin, Tuesday, February 24, 2015.

The Centre for Feminist Research and Migration Matters presented: Gendering International Student Mobility: An Indian Case Study by Gunjan Sondhi, Tuesday, January 13th.

The Centre for Feminist Research and Equity Studies presented: Has September 11, 2001 Changed the World for Women? A talk by Bronwyn Winter, Wednesday, November 26.

The Centre for Feminist Research presented: “Private Dancer” A presentation and talk by Andil Gosine and Melissa Laveaux, Monday, November 24.

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Meet our Visiting Scholars

Check out Prof. Rusty Shteir’s Timeline of Women’s Studies History at York

The Centre for Feminist Research presents the Mary McEwan Memorial Award annually to an outstanding completed Ph.D. dissertation.