Upcoming Events

2021/22 Events


March 29, 2022 - 1:00pm - WGSS Feminist Lecture Series, in collaboration with the Peel Institute for Violence Prevention, Family Services of Peel - Olivia Espín - "Women Crossing Boundaries: A Psychology of Immigration and Transformations of Sexuality

Olivia Espin Event Poster

March 8, 2022 - 11-1pm - WGSS Presents International Women's Day Panel: "Feminist Ethics of Care in a Time of Pandemic" - Speakers Mercy Lillian, Victoria Tahmasebi-Birgani, & Cornel Grey 

International Women's Day Panel Poster March 8, 2022

January 28, 2022 - 12-2pm - Feminist Lunch: Digital Governmentatlity/l Affective Islamophobia among Hindu Nationalist and White Supremacist Groups on Twitter - Zeinab Farokhi 

28.01.2022 Feminist Lunch poster


2020/21 Events

Mar. 2 (2021), 11:30-1:00 p.m. (Please register for online delivery) - Feminist Lunch Series: A Reading and Performance by Kama La Mackerel - Based on their new book of poetry: ZOM- FAM


Nov. 16 (2020), 11:30-12:30 p.m. (online delivery) - WGS Feminist Lunch Series: Queer Crip Crossroads: Disability Activism in Toronto's LGBTQ community - Nicholas Hrynyk

Queer Crip Poster


Oct. 30 (2020), 12-1:30 p.m. (online delivery) - WGS Feminist Lunch Series: Home Care Fault Lines: Understanding Tensions and Creating Alliances - Cynthia J. Cranford

Past Events


26.11.2019 Feminist Lunch Hour poster

Nov. 26 (2019), 12-1:30 p.m., MN3230 - WGS Feminist Lunch Series: "Meh Just Realize I's Ah Coolie Bai": Indo-Caribbean Masculinities, Chutney Erotics, and Qoolie Potentials - Ryan Persadie 



Decolonizing the Archives poster

Nov. 21 (2019), 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., MiST Theatre - WGS Feminist Lunch Series: Decolonizing the Archives: Resistance, Refusal, and Re-imaginings - Abdi Osman and Naneen Minai with Joan Simalchik


Between Three Worlds

Oct. 8 (2019), 12-1:30 p.m., MN3230 - WGS Feminist Lunch Series: Between Three Worlds - Akosua Adoma Owusu


Golden Mind

Sept. 23 (2019), 12-1:30 p.m., MiST Theatre (UTM) - Reception at 11:30am - WGS Feminist Lunch Series: Golden Mind: A Journey Through Love, Activism and the Realm of Autism - Faduma Mohamed


Feminist Lunch Hour - Fleshy Politics Poster

Feminist Lunch Hour - Fleshy Politics

March 2018


Event Poster - MENA Conference

International Conference on Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Women: March 22, 2018, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., William Doo Auditorium, UTSG & March 23, 2018, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Council Chambers, UTM - From Street Protest to Online Activism 


Event Poster - Policing Black Lives

Feminist Lunchtime Talks: March 9, 2018, 12-2 p.m., Blackwood Gallery (KN 140) - Policing Black Lives:State Violence in Canada from Slavery to Present


IWD 2018 event poster - Sirma Bilge

International Women's Day: March 6, 2018, 4-6 p.m., Kaneff 137 - Lecture by Sirma Bilge - Reception to follow with music, performances, and more.





poster - Feminist Lunchtime Talk - Jan 10, 2018, 12-2pm, KN 140 - Indigenizing Institutions

Feminist Lunchtime Talks: January 10, 2018, 12-2pm, Blackwood Gallery (KN 140) Indigenizing Institutions


 Nov. 29, 12-2pm, Blackwood Gallery

Feminist Lunchtime Talks: November 29, 2017, 12-2pm, Blackwood Gallery (KN 140) Tea Time: Mapping Informal Networks of Women Living with HIV


Photo of Event Poster for Homa Hoodfar public talk on September 26th at 4pm in Spigel Hall

Public Talk & Reception: September 26, 2017, 4pm, Spigel Hall (DV 1102)"Critical Thinking as a Transnational Right"


 What Good is Feminism Today?". This talk will be feauturing Dr. Simalchik, Dr. Bain, Dr. Lord and UTM Feminists.   Please come join us on Monday March 27th in EH 300 F from 1-3pm to learn more. Refreshments will be provided!

Panel Discussion: March 27, 2017, EH 300 F. "What Good is Feminism Today?"



International Women's Day: March 9, 2017, CC 1080 & CCT Atrium - 4:00-9:00pm. "Vivek Shraya Reading & Women's Centre Art Show"



Massey College Iranian Series: March 1, 2017, Upper Library, Massey College - 7:45-9:45pm. Panel Discussion, "Going Public: Women in Contemporary Iran"



Feminist Lunch Hour: February 15, 2017, DV 3130, Council Chambers - 12:00-1:30pm. Dr. Victoria Tahmasebi, “Women in the Middle East: from Street Protests to Virtual Networking



Feminist Lunch Hour: January 26, 2017, Spigel Hall - 9:00-11:00am. Syrus Marcus Ware, “All that you Do Changes you: Art and Activism in Toronto



WGS355: Wired Women Course: Novemeber 28, 2016, DV 1143 - 1-5pm. "Student Online Campaigns"


fem lunch hour - lord

Feminist Lunch Hour: November 24, 2016, DV 3130 Council Chambers - 12-1:30pm. Professor R. Cassandra Lord, "Sensations of Moving Across Space and Time: Black Queer Diasporic Desire 'On Da Road'"


Feminist Lunch Hour: October 6, 2016, DV Spigel Hall @ 12 pm. Professor Hae Yeon Choo, "Decentering Citizenship: Gender, Labor and Migrant Rights in South Korea."


Poster of Feminist Lunch Hour with Denise Booth

Feminist Lunch Hour: March 3, 2016, DV3130@ 12pm.


 A Conversation with Jasiri X, hip hop artist

Black Liberation: A Conversation with Jasiri X, hip hop artist, Educator and Community Organizer - February 24 - 6-8pm - Student Centre


Salina Abji

Feminist Lunch Hour: January28, 2015, Spigel Hall@ 12pm.



National Day of Remeberance and Action on Violence Against Women on December 1st, 1:30 am-2:30pm IB Atrium 



Theatre Erindale Show: How to Make Love in a Canoe


 Understanding Intersectionality in Compton and South Los Angeles

Feminist Lunch Hour: November 12, 2015, Davis 3130@ 12pm.


Feminist Lunch Hour

Feminist Lunch Hour: October 22, 2015, Davis 3130@ 12pm.


Feminist Lunch Hour

Feminist Lunch Hour: September 29, 2015, Davis 3130@ 12pm



Black + Queer + Human: A Conversation- October 7th, 2015