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CFR Research Associate Ali Kazimi explores the Komagata Maru boat in his 2004 film CONTINUOUS JOURNEY

Via YFile: https://soundcloud.com/user-852236646-948205692/9-stories-from-a-settler-colony On the Grad Life podcast, Governor General Award-winning filmmaker and York professor Ali Kazimi explored the Komagata Maru boat in his 2004 film CONTINUOUS JOURNEY, and looks back on what this story tells us about Canada's identity. In 1914, Gurdit Singh, a Sikh entrepreneur based in Singapore, chartered a Japanese ship, the Komagata Maru, […]

CFR Research Associate Patrick Alcedo's "Dancing Manilenyos" selected at Cannes Film Festival

Congratulations, Patrick! --- Via YFile:  http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2019/05/28/york-university-dance-professors-film-selected-in-cannes/ Dancing Manilenyos, the latest documentary of Patrick Alcedo, an associate professor in York University’s Department of Dance, was an official selection at the Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase. Professor Patrick Alcedo with 12-year-old Anah Ambuchi, director of Made in His Image, a powerful film about bullying. Ambuchi received the inaugural […]

How the Academic Institution Silences Indigenous Faculty: Top 10 Strategies by Dr. Cheryl Suzack

How the Academic Institution Silences Indigenous Faculty: Top 10 Strategies Second Annual Indigenous Women’s Speakers’ Series “Politics, Knowledge, Ecology, Culture,” Centre for Feminist Research York University Cheryl Suzack, English & Indigenous Studies, University of Toronto After 17 years teaching as an Indigenous professor in the university, I am sharing the top 10 strategies that I […]

CFR Girlhood Studies research cluster: inaugural meeting reminder and agenda (April 29, 2019)

GIRLHOOD STUDIES @ York University INAUGURAL MEETING APRIL 29TH, 2019 10 am Join us for Coffee and Conversation Faculty and Students Welcome! STONG COLLEGE - MASTER’S DINING HALL  Agenda Coffee and Welcome Introductions/Sharing Areas of Scholarship/Activism/Engagement/Background working with girls Brainstorming/Exploring Opportunities Becoming a Research Cluster with the Centre for Feminist Research Other Opportunities Building our […]

Call for Applications: Visiting Scholar in Sexuality Studies, 2019-2020 (May 1, 2019 deadline)

York University Call for Applications Visiting Scholar in Sexuality Studies, 2019-2020 The Sexuality Studies Program is pleased to announce a Visiting Scholar position in partnership with the Centre for Feminist Research (CFR) at York University for the 2019-2020 academic year. We invite applicants who will have acquired a doctorate in sexuality studies and/or transgender studies […]

CFR Research Associate Caroline Shenaz Hossein wins Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize

Via YFile: https://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2019/04/01/professor-caroline-shenaz-hossein-earns-award-for-book-politicized-microfinance-money-power-and-violence-in-the-black-americas/  The International Association for Feminist Economics announces that the winner of the inaugural Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize is Politicized Microfinance: Money, Power and Violence in the Black Americas by Caroline Shenaz Hossein. (Publisher: University of Toronto Press.) This innovative book is a pioneering analysis of how microfinance is shaped […]

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

The Centre for Feminist Research is proud to announce the joint winners of the 2017-18 Mary McEwan Memorial Award competition, Dr. Nael Bhanji and Dr. Anna Rodrigues! Dr. Nael Bhanji is the 2018-2019 Visiting Scholar in Sexuality Studies at the Centre for Feminist Research at York University and a lecturer at Carleton University. Drawing upon critical […]