Archives: Disability Studies News
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Dr. Fady Shanouda will be a keynote speaker at the 2023 Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium
Dr. Fady Shanouda, assistant professor at the Feminist Institute of Social Transformation, will be one of two keynote speakers at the 2023 Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium. The Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium is an annual bilingual research conference organized by graduate students from the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa. Founded in 1985 by... More
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Call for Papers: Review of Disability Studies Special Issue
CALL FOR PAPERS! Review of Disability Studies (RDS) Special Issue: Conversations with/across the Global South: Towards Decolonial Disability Futurities The Review of Disability Studies (RDS) is an anonymous peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, open-access, academic and international journal published by the Center on Disability Studies at the... More
Friday, October 21, 2022
New Book Chapter by Dr. Shanouda!
FIST Assistant Professor and Critical Disability Studies scholar, Dr. Fady Shanouda, has a new book chapter titled "Black-abundance, Fat-revolt, and Crip-desire: Intersectionality as Interference in the Life and Death of Rohan Garfield Salmon" in the Handbook of Disability. Check it out! Abstract: "This chapter is an examination of the life and... More
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Final TDKRA Report Released!
Associate Professor in FIST, Xuan Thuy Nguyen, has completed her collaborative research project : Transforming Disability Knowledge, Research, and Activism (TDKRA). Thuy is the Principal Investigator of this SSHRC funded project, co-investigators include: Marnina Gonick, Claudia Mitchell, and Deborah Stienstra. Today, on the International Day of... More
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Call for Submissions: Communal Conversations: A Roundtable Symposium on the Future of Knowledge-Making
The Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies is pleased to invite creative thinkers to submit proposals for our upcoming event, Communal Conversations: A Roundtable Symposium on the Future of Knowledge-Making, that aspire to move beyond institutionalized (academic, governmental, religious, medical, etc.) methods of... More
Monday, December 6, 2021
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Dec 6, 2021 Dear friends of the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies: On this National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, we continue to to remember and to mourn the women whose lives were cut short at École Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6, 1989. Although we cannot... More
Friday, December 3, 2021
ENGAGE project launch on The International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Friday, November 12, 2021
Congratulations to our Graduates!
Dear friends of the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women's and Gender Studies: As we prepare for yet another Convocation without being able to gather in person, I'd like to extend a note of congratulations to this fall's graduates. I wish that we could hear your names called out as you cross the stage to... More
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Prof. Xuan Thuy Nguyen – Chapter in new dis/ability studies book!
Associate Professor, Dr. Xuan Thuy Nguyen has contributed to a new publication entitled "Still Living the Edges: A Disabled Woman's Reader" with her chapter entitled "Critical Disability Studies at the Edge of Global Development: Why Do We Need to Engage with Southern Theory?" Check out the publication here! "More than a decade after the... More
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Research Assistant (RA) position available with The Learning with and from the Global South: Opportunities for Engaging Girls and Young Women with Disabilities Across Southern Spaces (ENGAGE) project
The Learning with and from the Global South: Opportunities for Engaging Girls and Young Women with Disabilities Across Southern Spaces (ENGAGE) project invites applications for 1 Research Assistant at Carleton University in Canada. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2021-24), ENGAGE aims to create decolonial... More
Thursday, July 29, 2021
New publication by Dr. Xuan Thuy Nguyen on engaging girls with disabilities in the Global South via participatory visual research
Dr. Xuan Thuy Nguyen, along with her co-authors Marnina Gonick and Tuyen Bui, recently published their latest article Engaging girls with disabilities through cellphilming: Reflections on participatory visual research as a means of countering violence in the Global South in the journal Global Studies of Childhood. This article uses a critical... More