News and Events

Teaching Fellowship Position

Jun 10, 2024

The Department of Global Development Studies invites applications from qualified full-time graduate students at Queen’s University interested in teaching an undergraduate topics seminar course.

Damai Siallagan Queen's Newest Pathy Fellow

Jun 03, 2024

An exceptional new graduate joins a network of leaders and changemakers from Queen’s and beyond as a recipient of this prestigious community-development fellowship program.

Accidental Queer, and other essays around critical masculinity studies in Southern Africa and Canada

May 14, 2024

Marc Epprecht publishes Accidental Queer, and other essays around critical masculinity studies in Southern Africa and Canada.asculinity and African queer studies with such publications as the award-winning Hungochani: The History of a Dissident Sexuality in Southern Africa.

DEVS Speaker Series Presents Dr. Wendy Harcourt

Mar 21, 2024

Dr. Harcourt probes into what it means to be a feminist and a political activist concerned about the environmental justice undertaking research in today’s neoliberal university.

Graduate colloquium in honor of Bruce Berman

Mar 19, 2024

Please join us in sharing research-in-progress or proposed by grad students working on African themes across diverse departments at Queen’s. This will also be an opportunity for us to show our respects to one of the founders of African Studies at Queen’s, and indeed, in Canada.

Developing a Glocal Future: Bridging Global and Local Perspectives Conference

Mar 10, 2024

The DEVS Department Student Council announces the 2024 conference will be held on Sunday March 10, 2024. The theme is Developing a Glocal Future: Bridging Global and Local Perspectives.

Master’s or PhD Position Available: Post-Extractive Transitions

Dec 12, 2023

The Futures of Care project led by Drs. Hall, Epprecht, and Goebel are seeking a qualified candidate interested in pursuing their MA or PhD research investigating alternative relations to land in extractive regions in northern Canada and South Africa.

DEVS Alumni Sara-Maya Kaba wins a 2023-2024 Pathy Fellowship Award

Nov 22, 2023

Funded by the Pathy Fellowship Foundation, in partnership with the Coady Institute, Sara-Maya has founded Aawaaz. Aawaaz is an initiative that works with underserved youth in Pakistan.

Students engage in learning how to express their thoughts about Lake Ontario with charcoal

Nov 21, 2023

Most of us spend our academic lives reading and writing, but there are many ways to learn and teach.

David McDonald speaks with Bill Welychka about his new Living Lake Ontario course

Oct 31, 2023

How important is Lake Ontario? That is the question that Bill Welychka, host of Global News asks Professor David McDonald.

Students engage in learning about safe fish and revitalizing fisheries

Oct 27, 2023

After learning about safe fish eating in Lake Ontario, and then learning about efforts to revitalize fisheries in Akwesasne First Nation, students learned how to clean fish from Chef Cody Balfour from Hospitality Services at Queen’s.

New course dunks students in Lake Ontario

CBC News · Posted: Sep 09, 2023 4:00 AM EDT | Last Updated: September 9 - Sep 09, 2023

A new course at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont., is offering students an opportunity to immerse themselves in Lake Ontario, both figuratively and literally.