Department of Gender Studies

Department of Gender Studies
Department of Gender Studies

The Journal of Critical Race Inquiry

Gender Studies Graduate student in her office

Gender Studies is proud to house this open-access publication that supports inquiry into critical race issues.  
The Journal of Critical Race Inquiry is an open-access electronic journal meaning that there is no subscription-fee to access or read the content published on our site.  As such, we encourage you to share our issues with your friends, family, communities, colleagues, students. 
We hope that its contents help foster important conversations and actions in the classroom and beyond.

Vol 7 No 1 (2020): Looking Forward, Looking Back: Race, Immigration, Kinship, and Sexuality in the Postcolonial

This issue featuring articles by Monetta Bailey on racialized immigrant youth experiences in the Extra-judicial Sanctions program in Calgary, by Jina Fast on anti-Black racism in penetrative trauma research, and by Bas Dikman on “white innocence” and “everyday racism” in contemporary Dutch society.

The issue also includes book reviews of David Eng and Shinhee Han’s  Racial Melancholia, Racial Dissociation: On the Social and Psychic Lives of Asian Americans, by Christopher Bennett, and of Aren Aizura’s Mobile Subjects: Transnational Imaginaries of Gender Reassignment, by Jacob Barry.

Finally, this issue concludes with a section on JCRI’s Reimagining Kinship, Gender, and Sexuality in Indigenous Communities Colloquium, which features an overview of the Colloquium by Natasha Stirrett as well as papers by Adria Kurchina-Tyson and Sebastian De Line, treating kink and Anishinaabek theories of consent, and embodiment and polyspirited being, respectively. 

Published: 2020-03-03



Vol 6 No 1 (2019)
Vol 5 No 1 (2018)
Vol 4 No 1 (2017)
Vol 3 No 1 (2016)
Vol 2 No 2 (2015)
Vol 2 No 1 (2012)
Vol 1 No 2 (2011)
Vol 1 No 1 (2010)