Gender and Women's Studies

Historically native plants to Canada photo of three types | 2017-10-17

Workshop considers historical knowledge of plants in Canada

  Women, Men, and Plants in 19th-Century Canada: New Resources, New Perspectives is the intriguing name of a two-day workshop hosted by the Centre for Feminist Research at York University. The workshop will take place Oct. 19 and 20 at the George Spragge Classroom in the Archives of Ontario building at the Keele campus. Ann […]

89 year old student Alma Kocialek to graduate Toronto Star photo

Congratulating Alma Kocialek, at 89, to be the oldest to graduate in Toronto

  The oldest person to graduate from York University will turn 90 in July, and will be attending Convocation to receive her degree in Women’s Studies, a process she started in 1978. Alma Kocialek has become a media sensation, being featured in the Toronto Star, the CBC and the Brampton Guardian, among many other outlets […]

Summer Institute of Sexuality Studies 2017-046-04 | graphic

Summer Institute in Sexuality Studies kicks off weeklong lecture series

  The Centre for Feminist Research at York University presents the Summer Institute in Sexuality Studies (SISS) 2017, running June 5 to 9. This week-long event features free public lectures and this year will focus on the theme "Perversion at the Crossroads of Critical Race Studies, Psychoanalysis, and Queer Theory". Lectures in this series aim to create […]