Q and A with Egypt Migrations

Q & A with Egypt Migrations 1. What inspired the formation of Egypt Migrations? Egypt Migrations (formerly known as The Coptic Canadian History Project) began as an archival and community outreach organization in 2016. As a doctoral student at York University, Michael Akladios was researching the history of Egypt and Coptic immigrants to North America […]Read More

Cluster Publications – Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security Publications The Costs of Living: Reflections on Global Health Crises By Bishnupriya Ghosh In this article, the author reflects on the distributive logic inherent in articulations of health security regimes as a modern form of power over biological existence. While much has been said about […]Read More

Queer Lives of Pandemic in Northeast India

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Genders and Sexualities Queer Lives of Pandemic in Northeast India Article: “ Queer Lives of Pandemic in Northeast India,” in global-e (forthcoming article) Authors: Debanuj DasGupta and Kumam Davidson Description: As Covid continues to wreak havoc in the Global South, it is marginalized queer individuals who have been impacted […]Read More

Future Research Projects

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Genders and Sexualities Future Research Projects Global conversation of activists on HIV in Latin America and South & East Asia. Abstract: The conversation will aim to allow activists to form new networks, but also to vent and create communities that allow them to develop better tools and practices to […]Read More

Ongoing Graduate Student Individual Research – Miguel Fuentes Carreño

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Genders and Sexualities Ongoing Graduate Student Individual Research – Miguel Fuentes Carreño Fuentes Carreño, Miguel. “Informe: Impacto Diferenciado ante la COVID 19 en la comunidad LGBTI+ en México”, Ciudad de México, COPRED/Yaaj, 2020 (will be published on February 27th). “Salud Materna en Yucatán”, GIRE, 2021 (will be published on […]Read More

Ongoing Faculty Individual Research – Debanuj DasGupta

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Genders and Sexualities Ongoing Faculty Individual Research – Debanuj DasGupta Debanuj DasGupta is drafting an article on COVID-19 and Queer Geopolitics to be submitted to Political Geography. (Final Submission due by 04/30/2021) DasGupta is collaborating with activists in Kolkata, Kathmandu and Dhaka about relief work during the pandemic and […]Read More

Ongoing Faculty Individual Research – Xiaorong Li

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Genders and Sexualities Ongoing Faculty Individual Research – Xiaorong Li Xiaorong Li: Publication Imperial Authority, Locality, and Gender: The Political Dynamics of Poetry Anthology Compilation during the Qing and Early Republican Era (1767-1919) Teaching Graduate Seminar: Gender & Expression in Pre-Modern Chinese Literature. Co-Director East Asia Center: Potential Collaborations […]Read More

Ongoing Faculty Individual Research – Raquel Pacheco

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Genders and Sexualities Ongoing Faculty Individual Research – Raquel Pacheco Raquel Pacheco is drafting an article titled, “Contradictory Masculinities: Contradictory indigenous masculinities: on becoming despiertos in the neoliberal economic moment”. In Fall 2020, she taught Anthropology of Gender (ANTH 125) and The Plasticity of Biopolitics (ANTH 250RP). Back to […]Read More

Globalizing LGBTIQ+ activism during pandemic politics

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Genders and Sexualities Globalizing LGBTIQ+ activism during pandemic politics: A roundtable with MENA and Latin American activists on best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic The roundtable will bring together a South-South conversation on urgent topics identified by activists in MENA and Latin America. Among the topics discussed, we suggest: […]Read More