2021

    January

  • January 22, 2021

    January 22, 2021

    Alix Shield, a 2020 SFU PhD alumnus whose doctoral research sent shockwaves through Canada’s literary community, has won an Emerging Open Scholarship Award from the Canadian Social Knowledge Institute.

  • January 20, 2021

    January 20, 2021

    Otoniya Okot Bitek is an Acholi poet in the tradition of the Acholi from northern Uganda. Acholi poets, painters, singers and dancers bring people together through their art which usually involves social commentary.

    February

  • February 24, 2021

    February 24, 2021

    The Criminology Student Association raised funds for local Indigenous community centre while helping students gain a better understanding of careers in the field.

  • February 24, 2021

    February 24, 2021

    Linguistics' Dr. Henny Yeung and co-researchers from UBC and Brock University question how mask-wearing influences children's speech and language development.

  • February 19, 2021

    February 19, 2021

    In this series we share the reflections of faculty members who are discovering new teaching insights from and about remote teaching. Here’s what Dr. Elena Caselli, a term lecturer of Italian in the department of World Languages and Literatures, in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, had to say.

  • February 11, 2021

    February 11, 2021

    It's been 50 years since Simon Fraser University offered the course Geography 404: “The Geography of Gender” in 1971, a course that made way for the first Women’s Studies Program in Canada and what would become today’s vibrant, interdisciplinary department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) at SFU.

  • February 03, 2021

    February 03, 2021

    February is Black History Month in Canada and around the world. It is a time not only to honour and celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians and their communities, but also to reflect on the historical and ongoing systemic marginalization of Black voices, culture and experiences within Canada and beyond.

  • February 03, 2021

    February 03, 2021

    More SFU students are set to benefit from learning both of Canada’s official languages thanks to a recent substantial contribution.

  • February 02, 2021

    February 02, 2021

    Mann says learning to understand policy and practice in SFU's Applied Legal Studies' MA program helped him build his career in crime prevention.

    April

  • April 21, 2021

    April 21, 2021

    SFU’s department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies (GSWS) hosts the annual Rosemary Brown Memorial Symposium in May, bringing together individuals dedicated to issues in social justice, equity and diversity. The Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, and Sport and Beedie School of Business’ Dr. June Francis, are both featured guests for this year’s virtual event.

    April

  • April 21, 2021

    April 21, 2021

    SFU’s department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies (GSWS) hosts the annual Rosemary Brown Memorial Symposium in May, bringing together individuals dedicated to issues in social justice, equity and diversity. The Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, and Sport and Beedie School of Business’ Dr. June Francis, are both featured guests for this year’s virtual event.

    July

  • July 28, 2021

    July 28, 2021

    Eight Simon Fraser University faculty members have been honoured as the 2021 Distinguished SFU Professors. As a joint initiative of SFU’s Vice-President, Academic and Provost and the Vice-President, Research and International, the Distinguished SFU Professor program recognizes SFU research faculty members of distinction who have achieved exceptional performance and distinguished accomplishments relative to their rank and years of service.

  • July 14, 2021

    July 14, 2021

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to congratulate all the researchers from across our faculty receiving 2021 SSHRC Insight Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

    April

  • April 21, 2021

    April 21, 2021

    SFU’s department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies (GSWS) hosts the annual Rosemary Brown Memorial Symposium in May, bringing together individuals dedicated to issues in social justice, equity and diversity. The Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, and Sport and Beedie School of Business’ Dr. June Francis, are both featured guests for this year’s virtual event.

    November

  • November 01, 2021

    November 01, 2021

    An innovator who has been building community at SFU for over 30 years, Gladys We has brought a signature warmth, generosity, and positivity to everything she does.

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