Centre for Feminist Research Newsletter -  October 1, 2020

Centre for Feminist Research Newsletter -  October 1, 2020

EVENTS

The Girls Studies Research Network (York University) Presents – Snapshots from the Field
The Girls' Studies Research Network is excited to be hosting another 3x3x3 to kick off the academic year. The theme this year is Research with/about/for Girls: Methods and Challenges. You are invited share a small snapshot of your research with other girls’ studies scholars at York in the second annual Snapshots From the Field 3x3x3 (3 PowerPoint slides, 3 key points, 3-5 minutes), with a focus on methodologies
Date: October 16, 2020
Time: 2-4pm
Contact: Tina Benigno - tbenigno@yorku.ca – for details and to submit

The CITY Institute at York Univeristy Presents: Covid-19 and the City: Centres and Peripheries
Featuring: Harris Ali, York University; Samantha Biglieri, Ryerson University; and Roger Keil, York University
Date: October 9, 2020
Time: 1pm (EST)
Details: https://city.apps01.yorku.ca/news-2/
Registration: https://yorku.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrcOytqjoiGtSBWs0DNWrxeWwM9aZqHq_S 

Decolonizing Pedagogy Initiative - Discussion
Hosted by SEEDS for Change
Featuring: Samara 'Ancient Moonbeam' Julia Jackson Tobey, N8tômâs Mâseepeeut (Mashpee, Wampanoag)
Date: October 6, 2020
Details: https://fb.me/e/fFfOxJZz3
To Learn More: https://www.seedsforchange.ca/decolonizingpedagogiesinitiative

Sawyer Seminar on Sanctuary – Spaces: Reworlding Humanism
Presented by the UCLA Institute on Inequality and Democracy
Date: October 9, 2020
Time: 12pm (PST)
Registration and Details: https://challengeinequality.luskin.ucla.edu/sanctuary-spaces/
Situated at the present historical conjuncture of resurgent white nationalism and xenophobia, this convening foregrounds the ongoing and renewed uprisings for Black freedom and Indigenous sovereignty in the imperial formation that is the United States of America. With attention to land dispossession, organized abandonment, and racial terror, it traces the histories and futures of abolition on stolen land.

OPPORTUNITIES

 CFPs, Grants and Awards

The Centre for Feminist Research is looking for two Graduate Students to join its Executive Committee for the 2020-21 year.
Deadline: October 5, 2020
Details: https://cfr.info.yorku.ca/?p=8448&preview=true

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Fat Femininities for Fat Studies: an Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society
Deadline: 250 Word Abstract and CV due October 16, 2020
Submission: fat.femininities@gmail.com
This special issue will prioritize submissions that use a critical femininities lens, which challenges femininity’s associations with superficiality and oppression and, instead, centers intersectional and recuperative approaches to femininity. It is our goal that this issue will illuminate: the complex relationships between femininity and fatness; how these relationships differ across intersectional axes; and the ways in which femininity and fatness intertwine to create unique experiences of gendered embodiment and being.
Details: https://www.ashleyhoskin.ca/fat-femininities

Call for Papers – Virtual Student Conference “Recognition, Agency and Deservingness: (Re)framing Refugee, Black, and Indigenous Movements”
Hosted by The Centre for Refugee Studies in Collaboration with The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean at York University
Deadline: Call for proposals due November 6, 2020
Conference Date: February 26-27, 2021
Details: https://crscaucus.info.yorku.ca/crs-cerlac-2021-conference/

Mitacs Accelerate Program – Call for Projects with Municipalities
Deadline: Full proposal due to ORS October 19, 2020; due at agency November 2, 2020
The objective is to connect municipalities of all sizes with post-secondary researchers for innovative projects ensuring you develop the best public policies to create vibrant and healthy communities. Mitacs will support all topics relevant to Municipalities including, but not limited to: Impact of the pandemic and public health policies; Housing/Homelessness/At Risk Populations Framework; Emergency Management and Environmental Resilience; Smart cities and connected communities
Value and Duration: $15,000 for every 4-6 months with $7,500+HST from municipality and $7,500 from Mitacs 
Details: https://discover.mitacs.ca/municipality-support/  and https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/accelerate/proposal

SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant
Deadline: Full proposal due to ORS December 3, 2020; due at agency December 17,
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), in partnership with Infrastructure Canada, recently launched a Knowledge Synthesis Grants (KSG) competition to assess the state of research knowledge on the topic of “Mobility and Public Transit.” Knowledge Synthesis Grants are not intended to support original research.  Rather, they are intended to support the synthesis of existing research knowledge and the identification of knowledge gaps. This call is focused on the state of research knowledge emerging over the past 10 years
Value: up to $30,000
Duration: 1 year
Details: https://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/ksg_public_transit-ssc_transport_commun-eng.aspx

Canada Council for the Arts – 2021 Molson Prize Competition
Deadline: November 1, 2020
Molson Prizes are awarded annually to distinguished individuals to encourage continuing contributions to the cultural and intellectual heritage of Canada.  Two prizes are awarded each year, one in the arts and one in the social sciences and humanities.
Eligibility: Candidates must be nominated by one nominator; either an individual or an organization. Anyone or any organization with an interest in, and capacity for, nominating appropriate individuals is eligible to do so. To be nominated, candidates must have made a substantial and distinguished contribution over a significant period.
Value: Each prize is in the amount of $50,000.
Detailshttps://canadacouncil.ca/funding/prizes/molson-prizes/guidelines-molson-prizes

Call for Papers: Disability and Sex Work – Disability Studies Quarterly
Deadline: 500 Word Abstracts due December 1, 2020
Disability Studies Quarterly is inviting abstracts for a special issue on Disability and Sex Work. We seek papers using a wide range of methods and especially welcome autoethnographic submissions from authors with disabilities and/or sex work history. We also strongly encourage articles that use intersectional and transnational frameworks and which foreground the experiences of Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC) throughout the world, as well as transgender, non-binary, agender, intersex and other gender expansive sex workers.
For more information contact: Lindsay Blewett, blewett@yorku.ca, Angela Jones, jonesa@farmimgdale.edu, Milo Obourn, mobourn@brockport.edu.

Call for Chapters, Edited Collection – Queering Sharing: Toward the Redistribution of Resources around the University
Deadline: Abstracts due October 16, 2020
We invite submissions for an edited collection on redistributing resources with, as well as via, queer studies. Queering Sharing: Toward the Redistribution of Resources around the University aims to gather writing from across academic tiers and global contexts, and from emerging and established scholars, to make a significant contribution to the understanding of queer theory’s class politics in the university. We particularly welcome chapters that draw on feminist, decolonial and anti-racist intellectual traditions to create space for discussions of class in queer studies
Details: https://lgbtqilives.wordpress.com/2020/09/03/call-for-abstracts-queering-sharing-toward-the-redistribution-of-resources-around-the-university/

Call for Essays on Military, Police and Coercive State Power
Deadline: Pitch/Abstract due October 6, 2020
The Transnational Institute (TNI) in the Netherlands is issuing an open call for essays, accessible papers, infographics and artistic collaborations in English or Spanish for its State of Power report to be launched in late March 2021. The focus for our tenth annual edition is on the military, police and coercive state power. TNI’s annual State of Power reports have, since their launch in 2012, become a must-see reference point for citizens, activists and academics concerned with understanding the nature of power in our globalised world in order to inform struggles for justice. With a mixture of compelling infographics and insightful essays, State of Power has examined dimensions of power (economic, political, social), exposed the key players who control power, and highlighted movements of counter-power seeking to transform our world.
Details: https://www.tni.org/en/article/call-for-essays-on-military-police-and-coercive-state-power

Positions

Assistant Professor – Media, Information and Black Experience (Department of Communication Studies, York University)
Applications Due: November 15, 2020
The Department of Communication Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Media, Information, and Black Experience at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. This opportunity is open to qualified individuals who self-identify as Black peoples of African Descent (for example Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas, Europe).
Details: http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/viewposition.jsp?positionnumber=2070

Assistant/Associate Professor – African American History (Department of History, York University)
Applications Due: November 15, 2020
The Department of History, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in African American History at the Assistant/Associate Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. The opportunity is open to qualified individuals who self-identify as Black peoples of African Descent (for example Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas and Europe).
Details: http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/viewposition.jsp?positionnumber=2071

Assistant/Associate Professor – Black Politics (Department of History, York University)
Applications Due: November 15, 2020
The Department of Politics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Black Politics at the Assistant/Associate Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. The opportunity is open to qualified individuals who self-identify as Black peoples of African Descent (for example Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas and Europe).
Details: http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/viewposition.jsp?positionnumber=2072

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Philosophy (Department of Philosophy, York University)
Applications Due: November 15, 2020
The Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Philosophy at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. The opportunity is open to qualified individuals who self-identify as Black peoples of African Descent (for example Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas and Europe).
Details: http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/viewposition.jsp?positionnumber=2069

Assistant Professor – Indigenous Education and Pedagogy (Faculty of Education, York University)
Applications Due: November 30, 2020
The Faculty of Education, York University invites highly qualified Aboriginal (Indigenous) candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Indigenous Education and Pedagogy at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. Aligned with the priorities of the Faculty of Education’s Strategic Plan, the successful candidate will deepen the Faculty’s teaching and advance research capacities in one or more of the following specific areas: contemporary Indigenous issues; Indigenous knowledges, tradition and pedagogy; language revitalization; Indigenous art and cultural expression and its technologies; and Indigenous teaching education.
Details: http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/viewposition.jsp?positionnumber=2068

 Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Inequality and Gender (Faculty of Social Science, University of Western Ontario
Applications Due: Applications will begin to be reviewed September 30 and continue until the position is filled
The Faculty of Social Science at The University of Western Ontario invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the area of Inequality and Gender at the rank of Assistant Professor (probationary: tenure-track) or Associate Professor (probationary or tenured). Salary, rank and tenure status will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. The position starting date will be July 1, 2021, or as negotiated
Details: https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/careers/pdf/Social-Science_Tier_2_CRC_Inequality_and_Gender_Advertisement_2020.pdf

Assistant Professor – Department of Sexuality, Women and Gender Studies, and History (Amherst College)
Applications Due: October 15, 2020
Department of History and the Department of Sexuality, Women’s and Gender Studies at Amherst College invite applications for a joint tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in Asian American history, with a focus on gender and sexuality.
Details: https://apply.interfolio.com/77907

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