events of potential interest to our members
It was a great privilege to see Sherene Razack speak today at an event organized by students at York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies. Time to thank the people -faculty, students and staff, who roll up their sleeves and make these things happen.
Here is another set of things you may wish you could be at:
Radical Formations: Sex, Race, Trans
How do social movements resist and react to new measures for legal equality? This interdisciplinary panel tackles this question via resistance to intersectional state violence, transgender people’s legal consciousness, and race-based critiques of rights.
Sharon Cowan, School of Law, University of Edinburgh
Roderick Ferguson, American More >
Have you read this book: The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference. Roderick A Ferguson, U Minnesota Press (here)?
I came across this notice via twitter:
On Friday, April 5th, Roderick Ferguson, Professor of American Studies at the University of Minnesota, will speak for the [Columbia] Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality’s Feminist Pedagogy series. He will be discussing his book The Reorder of Things (click here for the original notice)
First thought – Must get book
Second thought: Feminist Pedgogy series? Must get one of those!
This week at Yorku, April 5th and 6th, organized by the More >
This seems neat – UK organization “Just Fair” (one of the people behind it is Nottingham Professor Aoife Nolan, aka @commentator01 on twitter) is putting “Austerity on Trial” tonight. The “charge” is breaching international human rights standards. See here for more information. There are briefs for both sides – an interesting way of gathering attention and bringing people together. The page has links to scholarship and backgrounders aimed at non scholars including children & young people.
Strengthening Canada’s Research Capacity: The Gender Dimension: Report of the Expert Panel on Women in University Research
The York University Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation is hosting a Discussion Forum on the Report “Strengthening Canada’s Research Capacity: The Gender Dimension: Report of the Expert Panel on Women in University Research”. Learn more about this report by the Canadian Council of Academies panel, chaired by Dr. Marsden, on the factors that influence the university research careers of women. And join a discussion facilitated by Associate Vice-President Research Lisa Philipps. The report can be found online here.
With keynote speaker Lorna Marsden, President Emeritus and Professor, York University Monday, February 11, 2013 10:00 am – 11:30 am Room More >