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Join us at the 7th Annual Social Justice Week, taking place from October 23 – 27, 2017 at Ryerson University. This year’s multi-disciplinary program features 18 events ranging from daily roundtables, panel discussions, lunch & learn workshops, lectures, and a commemorative art installation for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women organized by Walking With Our Sisters – Toronto. The events touch…

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Big congratulations to Emily Thomas, who was granted a fellowship award from The O’Brien Foundation! Read Emily’s write-up here! Established in 1971, The Leonard and Kathleen O’Brien Humanitarian Trust provides postgraduate fellowships for deserving students who wish to pursue advanced study or research in any academic, artistic, or professional field at any recognized university or…

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The SHiFT Lab will be delivering a panel talk entitled Perils and possibilities: Consent, coercion and misgendering at Massey College this Tuesday! DETAILS Massey College, 4 Devonshire place Tuesday, April 18th, 4-6pm RSVP to emockler@masseycollege.ca if you’d like to attend – limited space available! SUMMARY This panel will address two interrelated topics that have recently received wide media…

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*Please note that recruiting for this project has now ended.* We’re recruiting participants for our Women & Pornography Study! Are you female, between 18-35, and. . . DO YOU USE PORNOGRAPHY? If you answered YES to these questions, we invite you to participate in our study of women’s experiences with porn. Participation involves: A 1.5-2…

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The Massey College Diversity Committee is partnering with the UofT Graduate Students Union Race & Ethnicity Caucus (REC) to host a panel on Access to Justice and Safety for Minority Groups in Canada. Panelists Prof. Sherry Farrell Racette, Prof. Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, Mohamed Boudjenane, and Nana Yanful will discuss how systemic discrimination impacts various minority groups…

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Check out the incredible Psychology’s Feminist Voices project, directed by Alexandra Rutherford, professor in the History and Theory of Psychology graduate program at York University! The project includes an oral history program, begun in 2004, that documents the diverse perspectives, lives, careers, and contributions of feminist psychologists from across the globe – including SHiFT lab…

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Do you identify as “non-binary,” “genderqueer,” or with a related label? Are you at least 18 years old? Do you speak English fluently? If you answered yes to all three questions, you are eligible to participate in our study of non-binary gender identities. Participation involves two parts: 1. A 1-2 hour in-person/telephone/Skype interview (You’ll be…

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Ryerson Today published an article about SHiFT Lab Director, Dr. Maria Gurevich’s, Massey Fellowship! Read the article in full, below! Psychology Professor Maria Gurevich named Ryerson Fellow at Massey College Professor Maria Gurevich from the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Artshas been named the 2016/2017 Ryerson Fellow at Massey College. The Massey Fellowship is the result of a…

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