Information for New Students

Information for New Students


Areas of Expertise

  • Activism, social justice and political economy
  • Representation, art, popular culture, cultural production and literatures
  • (Post)colonial, migratory and diasporic communities
  • Feminist and gender theories including critical race/anti-racist theory, queer theory
  • Pedagogies, solidarity and alliances
  • Settler Colonialism in Canadian Queer/Trans politics

How to Apply: See Admission information here: http://www.queensu.ca/gnds/apply.php

Career Opportunities after Gender Studies:

  • Advocacy
  • Public Policy
  • Community/social services
  • International Development
  • Research
  • Advertising
  • Arts administration
  • Education
  • Ethics
  • Healthcare
  • Human resources
  • Immigration Services
  • Journalism/media
  • Labour/Industrial Relations
  • Law
  • Mediation and Labour Relations
  • Social Work
  • Student Affairs

Gender Studies Brown Bag Seminars

Each academic term there will be three Gender Studies Brown Bag Seminars (for a total of six between September and April). These discussions will attend to new and existing research in the area of feminist studies, anti-racism, gender studies, and sexual and gender diversity. All MA candidates are expected to attend these seminars. Additional details can be found on the events page.


Master's Student Handbook-pdf here 

PSAC TA/TF Union Agreement  here

Funding Opportunities here