“Journey to Find Myself Again”

Brown Bag Seminar in Honour of Roxana Ng, October 16th, 2013, at the CWSE.

A discussion & screening of the documentary film Journey to Find Myself Again: Experiences of South Asian Immigrant Women in the Canadian Labour Market, with Srabani Maitra.

This is a recording of the discussion only; the documentary can be viewed online at http://youtu.be/vwY11Ykxs8c.

This event was the first in a year-long series of lunch time events in honour of CWSE Head Roxana Ng, who passed away in January 2013. Roxana was a prolific and dedicated feminist whose work focused on globalization, migration, and labour relations; immigrant women and Canadian institutions; Institutional Ethnography; anti-racism; Qi Gong and alternative holistic health and healing; embodied learning; and critical feminist pedagogy.

For more information about the series and the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education: http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/cwse.

Women in a Globalizing World at LeftWords Festival

“Women in a Globalizing World: Transforming Equality, Development, Diversity and Peace”, edited by CWSE Acting Head Angela Miles and launched this past September, is one of the featured books this year at LeftWords Festival of Books and Ideas.


The LeftWords Festival takes place Sunday Nov 24th, 11:30am-5pm at the Ryerson Student Centre, 55 Gould St, Toronto. Free, open to the public, wheelchair accessible.

Editor Angela Miles will host a session on the book from 2:30-3:30pm. Contributors Helen Forsey, Ana Isla, and Wanda Nanibush will be there.

Wanda Nanibush is the CWSE’s DNB Visitor this year, and she just gave our annual DNB lecture this past Tuesday. This is a great opportunity to follow up with her work around Idle No More.


DNB Photos

Our annual lecture in honour of Dame Nita Barrow was this past Tuesday, and it was a huge hit! Wanda Nanibush, our Dame Nita Visitor, spoke about Idle No More. A few pictures have started trickling in:


Welcome by Paula Bourne, Senior Associate Scholar at the CWSE.





Wanda speaks.






Getting set up for the reception at the lecture, at the CWSE.



Thanks to CWSE work study student Daisy Zhu for the pictures! More pictures will be available soon, as well as video of the lecture.