Teaching: WS 2263G - Intersections: Race, Class and Sexuality, WS 2283F- Desiring Women
Teaching: WS 2162A The Body
Research Interests / Specializations: Nael Bhanji is a PhD candidate in the graduate program in Women’s Studies at York University. His research draws upon psychoanalysis and affect theory in order to explore articulations of nationalism, racialization, and counter-terrorism within an increasingly globalized trans movement. Nael’s work appears in Transgender Migrations: The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition, The Transgender Studies Reader 2, Trans Studies Quarterly 4.1, and Canadian Ethnic Studies.
Teaching: WS 2274G Intro to Trans Studies
Teaching: WS 1020E; WS 2220E
Teaching: WS 2161A Intimate Relations; WS 2163B Sex, How to
Research Interests / Specializations: Women's history, pre-Confederation Canadian history, history of elite women, performance theory
Teaching: WS 4459G Beyond GI Jane: Women's Roles in Armed Conflict
Biography: Jen is a PhD candidate in WSFR.
Alison LeeAssociate Professor
Teaching: WS 2240F Foundations of Feminist Thought
Research Interests / Specializations: cinema studies; masculinities studies; posthumanism; film form; Hollywood cinema; theories of affect; film philosophy
Teaching: WS 2205F Making Men: Critical Studies in Masculinity
Biography: Terrance is a PhD candidate at Brock University
Research Interests / Specializations: Various works of Joss Whedon; works of Fantasy; Indigenous and Decolonial Science Fiction; Biopolitics; Post/De-colonial theory
Teaching: WS 3305G Culture Jam: Gender Sexuality and Cultural Resistance
Biography: Victoria is a PhD candidate in WSFR.
Research Interests / Specializations: Social and political dimensions of cancer, women’s health and citizenship, neoliberalism and biopolitics.
Teaching: WS 3322G Advanced Topics in Feminist Theory and Practice in the Social Science
Biography: Rachel is a PhD candidate in WSFR.
Research Interests / Specializations: Representations of Women, Female Sexuality, and Reproductive Rights in International Development Campaigns; Biopolitics; Critical Discourse Analysis; Critical Development Theory; Discursive Constructions of Motherhood; Representations of Reproduction and Motherhood in Popular Culture; Postcolonial Theory.
Biography: Jacqueline is a PhD candidate in WSFR.
Research Interests / Specializations: Affect theory, feminist art, experimental film, new-materialism, queer theory, digital media
Teaching: WS 2273E Sexual Subjects
Biography: Andie is a PhD candidate in WSFR. Andie also teaches for FIMS.
Research Interests / Specializations: Embodied life narratives; personal narratives and social justice advocacy; storytelling as feminist praxis; auto/biography; auto/ethnography; feminist visual culture; trauma and testimony; women and spirituality; Indigenous studies
Teaching: WS 4458F
Biography: Gina is a PhD candidate in WSFR.
Research Interests / Specializations: Tyler endeavours to combine the abstract questions of critical theory with the practical questions of social justice. His dissertation interrogates the feasibility of animal rights, both in terms of their philosophical justifications as well as their practical applications.
Teaching: WS 2270B Women, Law and Social Change