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CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, January 31, 2019

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EVENTS:
1.    The Centre for Feminist Research, Sexuality Studies, and the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies present: Trans Necrointimacies: Race and the Chalky Affects of Memorialization by CFR Visiting Scholar Dr. Nael Bhanji (February 5, 2019)
2.    CFR Presents: "A Piece of Paradise" Film screening and Q&A with Cast and Director Patrick [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, January 17, 2019

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. CFR Research Associate Patrick Alcedo's "Dancing Manilenyos" European premiere at Ethnografilm (April 16-20)
EVENTS:
1. CFR Presents: "Rethinking the Role of the Critical Intellectual" Talk by Dr. Elaine Stavro (January 17, 2019)
2. CFR and CERLAC Present: "Women's Resistance to Violence in Brazil" seminar with CFR Visiting Graduate Students Vinícius Santiago and Laura Martello [...]

Save the Date! Winter 2019 Events at the Centre for Feminist Research

Save the Date! Winter 2019 events at the Centre for Feminist Research
Questions?  Email juliapyr@yorku.ca

“Rethinking the Role of the Critical Intellectual: Liberating or Colonizing?”
Talk by Dr. Elaine Stavro (Trent)
Introduced by Dr. Jacinthe Michaud (York)
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 3-5pm, 305 Founders College, YorkU
Co-Sponsors: Founders College, Graduate Program in Social and Political Thought, School of Gender, Sexuality [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, December 6, 2018

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1.    CFR Research Associate Dr. Caroline Shenaz Hussein's book “Politicized Microfinance" shortlisted for 2019 IAFFE Agarwal Book Prize
EVENTS:
1.    CFR Co-Sponsored: Winter Clothing Drive for FCJ Refugee Centre (ending December 7, 2018)

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EVENTS:
1.    Sampradaya Dance Creations Presents: Dispelling Darkness | South Asian Survivors of Sexual And Domestic Violence In The Greater Toronto [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, November 22, 2018

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EVENTS:
1. CFR Co-Sponsored: Winter Clothing Drive for FCJ Refugee Centre (Ongoing to December 7, 2018)
OPPORTUNITIES:
1. Call for Nominations: Mary McEwan Memorial Award 2017-2018 (December 3, 2018)
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ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. Fernwood Publishing Book Release: “Viola Desmond: Her Life and Times”
2. Dark Matter Journal Release: Women Witnessing issue #7 “What does it mean, to heal? Part II"
3. [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, November 8, 2018

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1.    CFR Research Associate Dr. Tuulia Law publication: “Women and Gendered Violence in Canada: An intersectional approach” (2018) with Chris Bruckert
2.    CFR Graduate Associate Valerie Andrews Book Release: “White Unwed Mother: The Adoption Mandate in Postwar Canada” (November 2018)
3.    CFR Research Associate Dr. Patrick Alcedo’s Film "DANCING MANILENYOS" has won the [...]

CFR Co-Sponsored: Winter Clothing Drive for FCJ Refugee Centre- please check your closets and share widely!

As part of the Refugees Welcome Here! campaign for 2018-2019 WUSC Keele is leading and many on-campus student organizations, departments and colleges are collaborating in our 2018 Winter Clothing Drive for clients of the FCJ Refugee Centre,  running until December 7th.
If interested, you can read about last year’s efforts and the spirit of this initiative at this link.

The [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, October 25, 2018

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ANNOUNCEMENTS: 
1. CFR 2017-18 Annual Newsletter now available
2. Congratulations to CFR Research Associate David Murray on his successful SSHRC IDG application for “Still Poz, Still Queer, Still Here”!
3. CFR Research Associate Dr. Patrick Alcedo presents: "An Empire Stages Back: Nationalism, Postcoloniality and the Diaspora in Philippine Dance" Asia Colloquium Paper
4. CFR Research Associate [...]