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Exhibit | LGBTQIA2S+ McGill Student, Faculty, and Staff Activism | Curators: Dr. Alexandra Ketchum & Jacob Williams

Save the date! On October 26, 4 - 6PM, at McLennan Library in the Colgate Room | Vernissage (Launch) for the Exhibit on LGBTQ+ Activism, curated by Dr. Ketchum and Jacob Williams (Student, Research Assistant to Dr. Ketchum) 

Published: 5 Oct 2022

Yolanda Muñoz on the challenges faced by people with disabilities | McGill Reporter

Dr. Yolanda Muñoz is featured in a McGill Reporter article today on the challenges faced by people with disabilities. The article is written by Catherine Roy, Accessibility Advisor at McGill University.

Published: 3 Dec 2021

New Book - Engage in Public Scholarship!: A Guidebook on Feminist and Accessible Communication, by Dr. Alex Ketchum

IGSF Faculty Lecturer Alex Ketchum's new book, Engage in Public Scholarship!: A Guidebook on Feminist and Accessible Communication (Concordia University Press, 2022) is now available for pre-order! A 20% discount code is available: "Ketchum20" 

Published: 22 Nov 2021

New piece by Prof. Maria Hwang in Open Democracy

Professor Maria Hwang (Assistant Professor, IGSF and the Department of East Asian Studies) recently wrote an essay for Open Democracy. The piece is titled “Exit denied: women losing the right to leave in the Philippines.” This essay explores how anti-trafficking policies harm women workers and curtail their freedom of movement.

Published: 4 Nov 2021

Reception of the "What's the Recipe for A Queer Cookbook" Exhibit + Vernissage

On August 17, 2021, Prof. Alex Ketchum launched the "What's the Recipe for a Queer Cookbook?" physical and digital exhibit. The digital version is available on Prof.

Published: 25 Oct 2021

"What's the Recipe for a Queer Cookbook," a Physical and Digital Exhibit

This exhibit was curated by Dr. Alex Ketchum of the IGSF with special assistance from Jacqueline Lee-Tam. The physical exhibit will be in the hallways of the Leacock Building of McGill University from August 18 - December 20, 2021. The digital exhibit will live on

Published: 18 Aug 2021

Honouring GSFS & GWS Students Graduating in the Class of 2021

The IGSF is very proud of our graduating students in the Class of 2021. Since there will be no traditional commencement ceremony this year, we wish to honour the tremendous contributions our graduating students have made to Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at McGill in other ways. We hope that wherever you are headed after McGill, gender, sexuality, feminist and social justice studies will continue to support and inform the life and work from here.

Published: 12 May 2021

Feminist and Accessible Publishing, Communication, + Technologies: A Speaker and Workshop Series [Season 2: March 2020-April 2021]

The technologies behind open access scholarship, self-publishing website design, and other communicative technologies that humanities and social science scholars use as alternatives to traditional academic publishing in order to communicate with the public raise numerous social justice concerns.

Published: 19 Nov 2020

"Report on the State of Resources Provided to Support Scholars Against Harassment, Trolling, and Doxxing While Doing Public Media Work," a report by Dr. Alex Ketchum

The following is an excerpt from the report written by Dr. Alex Ketchum. The full report can be found here and a PDF copy of the report is available at

Published: 23 Jul 2020

Guide pour faire de la recherche féministe participative | Guide to Participatory Feminist Research, co-authored by Myriam Gervais

Myriam Gervais, professeure adjointe à IGSF, est co-auteure de l’ouvrage Guide pour faire de la recherche féministe participative.

Published: 14 Jul 2020

"How to Organize Inclusive Events: A Handbook for Feminist, Accessible, and Sustainable Gatherings," a new book by Dr. Alexandra Ketchum

How to Organize Inclusive Events: A Handbook for Feminist, Accessible, and Sustainable Gatherings is a new book by Dr. Alexandra Ketchum. The goal of this handbook is to provide event organizers of all levels with the tools to make their events accessible, sustainable, and exemplify social justice principles.

Published: 30 Jun 2020

Graduating Student Awards Recipients, 2019-2020

The IGSF is proud to recognize the following GSFS students who were the recipients of graduating student awards in the 2019-2020 academic year.
Published: 18 Jun 2020
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