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Race, Space and Sexuality: Historical Studies prof explores belonging and identity through the lens of Pelau MasQUEERade

25 Nov 2016 - 7:17am
Professor R. Cassandra Lord

It was standing room only at the latest Feminist Lunch Hour series, which featured Professor R. Cassandra Lord from the Department of Historical Studies delivering her talk, “Sensations of Moving Across Space and Time: Black Queer Diasporic Desire ‘On De Road.’”

Tree Range

16 Nov 2016 - 1:31pm
Professor Ingo Ensminger and PhD candidate Chris Wong

Scientists have been using earth-observation satellites for a while, but these days they are picking up a lot more than weather patterns and pollution.

With Flying Colours

26 Oct 2016 - 12:57pm
Laura Junker and Ingo Ensminger

The colourful spectacle at this time of year when leaves turn from greens into beautiful yellows, oranges and reds in the fall is a sight to behold, but it takes on a whole new level of intrigue for PhD student Laura Junker from the Department of Biology and her supervisor Professor Ingo Ensminger, who are studying the correlation of colour changes an

Hitting Home

12 Oct 2016 - 4:35pm
Professor Neda Maghbouleh

Professor Neda Maghbouleh from UTM’s Department of Sociology says she is enjoying a sweet spot of satisfaction that she attributes to the string of successes she’s had of late: her first book, The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian-Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race, is being published by Stanford University Press and has been called “groundbreaking,” and the recently funded research projects she is working on have the potential for significant social impact.

SSHRC Insight and Insight Development Grant Funding for UTM researchers

3 Oct 2016 - 9:30am
Professor Laurel Besco (left) and Postdoc Randy Besco

Professor Laurel Besco in UTM’s Department of Geography was delighted when she received news while overseas at a conference this summer that she was a recipient of the latest round of funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant competitions. Even more delightful: she was not the only in her family to achieve SSHRC success this summer.

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