Department News

Black Studies Inauguration: Celebrate the launch of the Black Studies Program

Black Studies Inauguration: Celebrate the launch of the Black Studies Program

Solidarity with those who continue to challenge and resist the violence of colonialism

Sep 23, 2022

The Department of Gender Studies at Queen’s University stands in solidarity with those who have experienced the violence of British colonialism around the world, and with those who are being attacked for speaking out against it.

Hear what you’ve been missing: The Black Studies Podcast

Sep 16, 2022

The official podcast of the Black Studies Program brings together scholars, activists and artists to discuss creative and collaborative knowledge-making.

What’s Going On? Unveiling the Black Studies Visual Identity

The Black Studies Program Group (Taylor Cenac, Katherine McKittrick and Daniel McNeil) - Sep 13, 2022

In this case, we are thrilled to share the new visual identity for the Black Studies Program developed by Mam'gobozi Design Factory, a South African-based design studio co-founded by the award-winning designers Nontokozo Tshabalala and Osmond Tshuma.

Black Studies Post-doc - Bianca Beauchemin

Aug 02, 2022

The Department of Gender Studies is pleased to announce Bianca Beauchemin as the new Black Studies Post-Doctoral Fellow in Black Feminist Thought!

New Department Head - Sailaja V. Krishnamurti

Jun 23, 2022

The Department of Gender Studies Appointments Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Sailaja Krishnamurti has been appointed Head, Department of Gender Studies for the period July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2027.

Summer 2022 Newsletter

Jun 23, 2022

This issue features an announcement of the new Department Head, information about the department's move into Sutherland Hall, and updates from our programs, faculty, and alumni

Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

Jun 20, 2022

A congratulatory message from the Department of Gender Studies.

Katherine McKittrick wins AAG book award

Mar 14, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Katherine McKittrick, whose book "Dear Science and Other Stories" has won the 2021 Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography from the Association of American Geographers.

International Women's Day 2022

Mar 08, 2022

For International Women’s Day, Gender Studies and Black Studies are celebrating abolition! We have compiled a brief bibliography of key thinkers, inspiring ideas, and activist dreams.

Black Histories/Black Futures in Gender Studies and Black Studies

Feb 04, 2022

As a department that loves words, rhythm, songs, books, and ideas, we asked some of our favourite Black Studies scholars what they are listening to and reading.

[CLOSED] Head, Department of Gender Studies

Dec 08, 2021

Applications are invited for the position of Head of the Department of Gender Studies, which houses the Gender Studies and Black Studies programs.