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February 14, 2019
Bill Reid Centre unveils interactive new Húy̓at exhibit
Simon Fraser University’s Bill Reid Centre has unveiled a new exhibit to honour Húy̓at and the Heiltsuk people, also formerly known as the Bella Bella.
February 06, 2019
SFU linguistics professor develops new gender gap tracker
Dr. Maite Taboada, professor of linguistics at Simon Fraser University, has developed a Gender Gap Tracker to analyze how Canadian media represent women’s voices that launched across Canada this Monday. The project was developed in partnership with Informed Opinions and with the support of SFU.
February 06, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Muslim Community Fellowship Cohort!
The Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at Simon Fraser University is launching the Muslim Community Fellowship today.
January 28, 2019
FASS Grad Event 2019
FASS grad students and postdocs are invited to the Faculty’s first networking and careers workshop, along with the 2019 3-Minute Thesis event.
January 14, 2019
Travel Report: Carlos Ponce, Criminology
Criminology PhD student Carlos Ponce traveled to Central America's Northern Triangle in Spring 2018 to establish research partnerships with key stakeholders in the study of crime and violence in the region.
January 10, 2019
In Memoriam: Ramazan "Ramo" Gençay
It is with deep sadness that we report the unexpected passing of Professor Ramazan “Ramo” Gençay in December, 2018. Professor Gençay was a renowned economist who paved a unique path in his field.
January 09, 2019
New Faculty Profile: Aaron Hoffman, Political Science
Hoffman brings expertise in international security issues with a focus on emotions in counter-terrorism and foreign policy, an interest stimulated by curiosity about the reactions to the 9/11 attacks in New York City.
January 02, 2019
How the Absence of Blowflies Overturned a Wrongful Conviction
Criminology's Gail Anderson writes in The Conversation on how forensic evidence was used to overturn a wrongful conviction. On Jan. 2, 2018, Kirstin Blaise Lobato, who was charged and convicted of murder, walked free from a Nevada prison due entirely to forensic entomology.
December 19, 2018
New Faculty Profile: Chelsea Rosenthal, Philosophy
Chelsea Rosenthal joins the Department of Philosophy from the Center for Bioethics at New York University. Since her research interest focuses on legal philosophy, she’s looking forward to being involved in the department's Law and Philosophy Concentration.
December 13, 2018
Travel Report: Songwei He, History
History master's student Songwei He reports on her travels to Chengdu and Chongqing in southwestern China.