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Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights project at Canada Pride Human Rights conference

CFR-housed Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights Project will be giving three presentations at the upcoming Canada Pride Human Rights Conference, LGBTTIQA2S Lives: Our Struggles, Our Victories, Our Challenges, in Montreal, August 15-17.  The conference website is at the following link: http://www.fiertemontrealpride.com/en/conference2017/
 
workshop/panel: Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights: (Neo)colonialism, Neoliberalism, Resistance and Hope, Thursday, August 17, 10:15 am to 11:30 am. Speakers: Frank Mugisha, Jane Thirikwa Wothaya, Guillit Amakobe [...]

Job Opportunity: CUPE 3903 Unit 3 Graduate Assistant position with CFR, Fall 2017

YORK UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF THE DEAN
CUPE 3903 POSITION POSTING
CUPE UNIT: UNIT 3
FACULTY: LA&PS / Dean Office
SESSION: Fall / Winter 2017-2018
POSITION: Graduate Assistant
SUPERVISOR: Rusty Shteir
HOURS: 135
ASSIGNMENTS: 0.5
START DATE: September 01, 2017
END DATE: December 31, 2017
RESPONSIBILITIES: Organizational, administrative and logistical support to symposium "Women, men, and plants in 19th-century Canada: new resources, new perspectives," October [...]

CFR is proud to publish Challenging Trafficking in Canada: Policy Brief (2017)

The Centre for Feminis Research is proud to publish the Challenging Trafficking in Canada: Policy Brief edited by Dr. Kamala Kempadoo and Nicole McFadyen (coordinators), Phillip Pilon, Andrea Sterling and Alex Mackenzie (2017).
Challenging Trafficking in Canada presents information about human trafficking interventions as they impact sex workers, Indigenous women, migrants, youth, and other marginalized groups.
Drawing from established research [...]

Congratulations to Mary McEwan Memorial Award Winners, Dr. Helene Vosters and Dr. Veronika Novoselova!

The Centre for Feminist Research is proud to announce the winners of the 2014-15 and the 2015-16 Mary McEwan Memorial Award competition, Dr. Helene Vosters and Dr. Veronika Novoselova!

2014-15 Award Recipient:

Dr. Helene Vosters

“Good Mourning Canada? Canadian Military Commemoration and its Lost Subjects”

Using the Highway of Heroes as a point of departure, “Good Mourning Canada? Canadian Military Commemoration [...]

Lives Outside the Lines: Gender and Genre in the Americas - A Symposium in Honour of Marlene Kadar, May 15-17

International Auto/Biography Association Chapter of the Americas conference
Lives Outside the Lines: Gender and Genre in the Americas
A Symposium in Honour of Marlene Kadar
Presented by the Centre for Feminist Research
ALL SESSIONS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For the full program with further event information, please see: https://iaba-americas.org/future-conferences/
Please find locations on the York - Keele campus [...]

Summer Institute in Sexuality Studies (SISS) 2017 Public Events Schedule, June 5-9, 2017

The Centre for Feminist Research at York University presents:
Summer Institute in Sexuality Studies (SISS) 2017

Perversion at the Crossroads of Critical Race Studies, Psychoanalysis, and Queer Theory
Public Events Schedule
Lecture by Dr. Aparna Mishra Tarc - “Pedagogy and the perverse in Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child”
Introduced by Toby Wiggins
Monday, June 5, 2017
12-1.30pm
519 Kaneff, YorkU

Lecture by Dr. [...]

Job Opportunity: Undergraduate Communications Research Assistant with CFR

Job Opportunity: Undergraduate Communications Research Assistant with the Centre for Feminist Research, York University
Applications accepted until: May 8, 2017
Duration: Summer 2017
Approximate hours per week: 5-7
Job type: Part-time, on campus, Work/Study
Hourly wage: $16/hr

Eligibility: This position is for undergraduate students. Please make sure you are eligible for RAY and W/S positions before applying - thank you. http://sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp/
Job [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, April 17th, 2017

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EVENTS:

CFR Co-Sponsored: Forty Years of LGBTQ+ History Collection Launch: (April 23rd/17)

OPPORTUNITIES:

Undergraduate Communications Research Assistant with CFR (May 1st/17)

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

YUBSA Video and Statement on Anti-Black Racism at York:
Demeter Press is Honoured to Announce the Upcoming Publication of After the Happily Ever After: Empowering Women & Mothers in Relationships:
Summer hours in the York University Gender, [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, April 3rd, 2017

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

CFR Research Associate Carl James receives FGS Teaching Award:

EVENTS:

CFR Presents: CFR Trans Studies Conference Preliminary Meet and Greet: (April 12th/17)
CFR Co-Sponsored: Forty Years of LGBTQ+ History Collection Launch: (April 23rd/17)

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Touch One Touch All: Arrest of activist in the Tambourine Army in Jamaica:
Sign up for the Black Creek Food Justice Network Newsletter – [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, March 20th, 2017

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. CFR 2017-2018 Visiting Scholar position in Sexuality Studies, York University:
EVENTS:
1. CFR Co-Sponsored: Empowering Women and Girls in Mining Communities in Mozambique. Talk by Terezinha da Silva. (March 20th/17)
2. CFR Presents: Queer Ethnography?: Theory, Practice and Ethics Graduate Student Workshop with Drs. Dai Kojima and David K. Seitz: (March 21st/17)
3. CFR Co-Sponsored: [...]