Women & Gender Studies Institute

feminist questions for tangled times


For the past 40 years, WGSI has trained students to think about the entanglements of gender, race and sexuality. Our teaching and research is distinctive for its transnational feminist approach, critically addressing how national borders, colonialisms, labour, and migration shape life, knowledge, and politics.

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  • MENA Women: From Street Protest to Online Activism

    Please join the Women & Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto for a two-day International Conference on “MENA Women: From Street Protest to Online Activism”, March 22nd and 23rd, 2018. Scholars, academics, researchers, feminist activists, gender rights advocates, public … Read more

  • Congratulations Dr. Lisa Yoneyama

    It is with great pleasure that WGSI congratulate Dr. Lisa Yoneyama for winning the 2018 Association for Asian American Studies Award for Best Book for Humanities and Cultural Studies (Literary Studies) for Cold War Ruins: Transpacific Critique of American JusticeRead more

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