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SOCIAL JUSTICE EDUCATION

NEWS

CONGRATULATIONS

 

Sezen Atacan, SJE Graduate Liaison Officer, received the Dr. Claire Alleyne Staff Excellnce Award.

Megan Boler, SJE Professor, was interviewed by CBC Toronto on December 6 about online commenting and xenophobia: "Is there a 'Trump effect' with Syrian refugees in Canada?". Link to CBC’s story: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/is-there-a-trump-effect-with-syrian-refugees-in-canada-1.3884454

Sezen Atacan, SJE Graduate Liaison Officer, received the Dr. Claire Alleyne Staff Excellence Award. 

Eliza Chandler, SJE PhD Graduate, featured in University Affairs "Examining art’s role in advancing disability rights", December 5, 2016. http://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/examining-arts-role-advancing-disability-rights/

Tanya Titchkosky, SJE Professor, along with Dr. Rod Michalko, will be presenting "Blinding the Power of Sight as Transformative Ethics" at the Annual Dr. Jean Pettifor Distinguished Lecture Series.  This event will take place at the University of Calgary, on May 27th, 12 noon to 12:50pm, G500, Health Sciences Centre building, 3330 Hospital Dr. NW, Calgary, AB, Canada.   

Anne McGuire and Patty Douglas, SJE PhD's, along with doctoral researcher Estée Klar, recently put a disability studies perspective on to the Autism debates. Read the article here: http://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/klar-douglas-and-mcguire-autism-strategy-masks-societal-exclusion-of-autistic-ontarians 

George Dei, SJE Professor, elected as a Senior Fellow at Massey College.

Jijian Voronka, SJE PhD Graduate, wins the 2016 Joan Eakin Award for Methodological Excellence in a Qualitative Doctoral Dissertation from the Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research. Jijian is invited to present her work at the upcoming "At the Centre" seminar session this fall.

Maya Chacaby, SJE PhD Student, was featured in the Toronto Star for her work using Institutional Ethnography to address sexual violence against Indigenous Women and Girls. Read the article here: https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/04/28/province-funding-research-on-violence-against-indigenous-women.html 

Devon Healey SJE PhD Student, wins Award from The Canadian Disability Studies Association. 1st place, CDSA Annual Student Paper Award. Devon's paper, "Eyeing the Pedagogy of Trouble: The Cultural Documentation of the Problem-Subject" will be presented at the Canadian Disability Studies Association (CDSA-ACEI) 2016 Conference, Energizing Communities, Saturday May 28 - Monday May 30, 2016, University of Calgary, Calgary AB, Canada.

Tanya Titchkosky who will be the Key Note for the 11th York Disability Studies Graduate Student Conference, on April 8th. "Crippin' Canada," and the event will feature disability activists and researchers from a variety of backgrounds and locations. They aim to create a standard-setting example through accessible event planning for York University and for the broader academic community. See notice here: https://cdssa.wordpress.com/11th-annual-conference/keynote-speaker/.

Monica Heller, Émission Carte de visite, interview to be aired on TFO. Details at: http://www.tfo.org/fr/univers/carte-de-visite/100464659/monica-heller-anthropologue-linguistique/?utm_source=facebook_sonar&utm_medium=social_media&utm_campaign=cdv_monica_heller.

Sherene Razack appointed as Distinguished Professor of Critical Race, Gender and Citizenship Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. This is an award of substantive recognition, and speaks to the record of sustained foundational research, teaching and innovation that Sherene has advanced in the Department of Social Justice Education. Further information about this award, and Sherene’s accomplishments, are posted at: http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/awards/Distinguished_Professors.htm.

Marzia Niamah, SJE M.Ed. student, whose Op Ed "Refugees do not have the luxury of idle fear" was published in the Toronto Star. Read the article here: http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2015/12/01/refugees-do-not-have-the-luxury-of-idle-fear.html.