Centre for Feminist Research

York's Centre for Feminist Research publishes policy brief on human trafficking

In July 2017, York University's Centre for Feminist Research released a policy brief on human trafficking. Challenging Trafficking in Canada, edited by CFR Research Associate and Professor in Social Science Kamala Kempadoo and PhD candidate in Anthropology Nicole McFadyen, with assistance from Phillip Pilon, Andrea Sterling and Alex Mackenzie, and research contributions by York graduate […]

Book looks at how feminist thinking has shaped what we know

How has feminist thinking shaped what we know? Osgoode Hall Law Professor Mary Jane Mossman and York women’s studies Professor Meg Luxton examine that question in their new co-edited book, Reconsidering Knowledge, launching Friday. The launch will take place March 23, from 2 to 3:30pm, Founders Senior Common Room, 305 Founders College, Keele campus. Reconsidering […]

Celebrate Research Month this February

Research Month this February will celebrate the achievements and diversity of York University’s research community. Every Wednesday throughout the month, Vari Hall Rotunda will play host to displays and demonstrations featuring the University’s faculty and graduate researchers. Drop by to learn what they are up to. "Research Month provides an opportunity for the York community […]

Research Jobs: Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights project seeking coordinator

The Centre for Feminist Research, home to Professor Nancy Nicol's Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights project, is seeking a project coordinator. More details, including salary details and how to apply, are available in the Research Jobs section. Please note that only resumes submitted through the described process will be considered. The posting closes April 13, […]

Yonge Street covers Professor Nancy Nicol's SSHRC-funded global gender identity discrimination project

Toronto helped lead the world in its embrace of diversity when the first same-sex couple to be legally married in North America was wed here in 2003. That local tradition of re-examining legal attitudes to gender issues will carry on as York University Professor Nancy Nicol [Faculty of Fine Arts] has received $1 million in […]