Department News

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.

Fall 2021 Newsletter

Nov 26, 2021

This issue features news about the Black Studies minor, department headship update, student profiles and alumni spotlights, and welcomes new faculty, staff, and pre-doctoral fellows.

Winter 2021 Newsletter

Mar 09, 2021

This issue features news about the department's 35th anniversary, faculty hiring opportunity, a new bursary, and more.

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Oct 20, 2020

This issue features an introduction of the new BA Minor in Black Studies, the department's new visual identity, faculty news, and alumni spotlights.

A new look for the Department of Gender Studies

Elaine Power, Department Head - Mar 04, 2020

I am delighted to share the new look for the Department of Gender Studies. 

Introduction of a BA Minor/General in Black Studies

Feb 28, 2020

Scholars in the Faculty of Arts and Science are looking forward to developing a new BA Minor/General in Black Studies with a target launch date of fall 2021.

Gender Neutral Accessible Washroom Grand Opening

Dec 11, 2019

The Department of Gender Studies celebrated the opening of the new gender neutral accessible washroom in Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D wing, South end.

Gender Studies PhD Program approved by Senate

Mar 21, 2017

The Department of Gender Studies is very pleased to announce Senate approval of our Gender Studies PhD Program. Pending Quality Council approval, the department would accept applications during spring 2017 and host a first PhD cohort in fall 2017.