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York University position in Gender, Indigenous People and Feminism - Application deadline: August 15, 2018

The School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, York University (Toronto) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of Gender, Indigenous people and Feminism to commence July 1, 2019.
The full posting can be found here: http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/viewposition.jsp?positionnumber=1789
The School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies (York University) acknowledges its [...]

Call for Applications: Visiting Scholar in Sexuality Studies, 2018-2019

York University
Call for Applications: Visiting Scholar in Sexuality Studies, 2018-2019
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 2018-2019 academic year.  We invite applicants who have acquired a doctorate in sexuality studies and/or transgender studies by September 2018 to [...]

CFR Research Associate, York professor and alumna Nancy Nicol contributes to world’s largest LGBTQ+ archives

Via YFile: http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/05/03/york-professor-and-alumna-contributes-to-worlds-largest-lgbtq-archives/

Portrait of Nancy Nicol by her partner, Phyllis Waugh. This portrait was commissioned for the induction of Nicol into the CLGA’s National Portrait Gallery. Credit: Courtesy of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives

Talk about legacy. In spring of last year, York Professor Emeritus Nancy Nicol, documentary filmmaker and activist in the School of the [...]

Hiring: Communications Research Assistant, Centre for Feminist Research

Job Description: The candidate will provide support to Centre for Feminist Research communications, knowledge mobilization and outreach strategies, including newsletter and social media, and support to the organization of CFR events. Please review our website and Facebook pages here: http://cfr.info.yorku.ca/ and https://www.facebook.com/YorkCentreForFeministResearch .
Tasks will include: (1) compiling a biweekly newsletter of internal and external feminist events and conferences, calls [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, April 23rd, 2018

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EVENTS:

CFR Presents: Dr. Jin Haritaworn, "Marvellous grounds: Remembering futures where we might survive" (June 21st/18)
CFR Presents: Gwen Benaway, "Holy Wild" (June 22nd/18)

OPPORTUNITIES:

Communications Research Assistant, Centre for Feminist Research

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EVENTS:

Understanding Islamophobia, Injuries, and Violence at Work (April 28th/18)
Career & Disability Symposium UTSC (April 30th/18)
Oil Palm Capital: A Feminist Ecology Lens on Mobile Labour and [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, April 12th, 2018

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

CFR Research Associate Dr. Caroline Shenaz Hossein wins 2018 W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Book Award.
CFR Research Associate Dr. Caroline Shenaz Hossein receives Early Researcher Award
Congratulations to Joint Winners of the 2016-17 Mary McEwan Memorial Award, Dr. Funké Aladejebi and Dr. Rebecca Hall

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The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women - [...]

Congratulations to the Joint Winners of the 2016-17 Mary McEwan Memorial Award, Dr. Funké Aladejebi and Dr. Rebecca Hall!

The Centre for Feminist Research is proud to announce the joint winners of the 2016-17 Mary McEwan Memorial Award competition, Dr. Funké Aladejebi and Dr. Rebecca Hall.
 
 

Dr. Funké Aladejebi is an Assistant Professor in the Gender and Women's Studies department at Trent University. She is currently working on a manuscript titled, ‘Girl You Better Apply to [...]

CFR Research Associate Caroline Shenaz Hossein receives Early Researcher Award

Via YFile: http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/08/seven-york-university-researchers-receive-early-researcher-award/
Seven York University researchers receive Early Researcher Award
Seven researchers from York University have each received funds through the Ontario government’s Early Researcher Awards (ERA) program. The researchers are Rebecca Bassett-Gunter, Hany Farag, Ryan Hili, Caroline Shenaz Hossein, Amy Muise, Jean-Paul Paluzzi and Christopher Perry. The Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science’s Early Researcher Awards [...]

CFR Research Associate Caroline Shenaz Hossein wins W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Book Award

Via YFile: http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/04/01/social-science-professor-wins-w-e-b-dubois-distinguished-book-award/
Social science professor wins W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Book Award
Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein, from York University’s Department of Social Science, is a recipient of the 2018 W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Book Award.
Left to right: Byrdie Larkin, Alabama State University and awards chair; Caroline Shenaz Hossein, York University; Shayla Nunnally, University of Connecticut and president of NCOBPS; Sekou Franklin, [...]

CFR Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Opportunities, March 29th, 2018

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. Last Call for Early Bird Registration in ERPA Congresses 2018 (Deadline: March 31st/18)
2. YUGSA's Academic Funds, Bursaries & Support Funds (Deadlines for all: April 1st/18)
3. Invitation to Oxford Women's Leadership Symposium's Summer Meeting (Deadline: June 6th/18)
4. Issue 2 Feminist Encounters journal (open access) now published
5. Demeter Press is Honoured to Announce the Upcoming Release [...]