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SJRI E-Bulletin 1.1 From: Rachel Hirsch (rhirsch@brocku.ca) Sent: 2014-07-10 15:24:44
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SJRI E-Bulletin 1.2

The SJRI e-bulletin is a regular digest of headlines, announcements, and links that quickly connects you to the source for social justice news, events, and opportunities. Content is posted to the SJRI blog on an ongoing basis and distributed to members by email. To submit content or provide feedback please email SJRI's Projects Facilitator, Dr. Rachel Hirsch.

Updates from SJRI

Interested in working with the SJRI?

We are pleased to announce an exciting new opportunity to work with the Social Justice Research Institute (SJRI) as a part-time Administrative Coordinator. Applicants are invited to apply online by selecting the Career Opportunities (Administrative-Professional Staff) section (AP 31/2014) of Brock’s website and attaching a resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, by August 5, 2014.

Please share this opportunity to work with the SJRI in your networks!

Studies in Social Justice Journal

Since 2007 Studies in Social Justice has been managed and published by the Centre for Studies in Social Justice at the University of Windsor. Following the Centre’s recent closure, the journal’s operations have been relocated to the Social Justice Research Institute (SJRI) at Brock University. To learn more read about the Focus and Scope of this open access journal or access the current issue for free.

Proposals for special issues, and submission of research articles and review essays, are encouraged. Please consult the Submission page for details.


Funding Opportunities

Upcoming Deadlines

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Alternative Funding Sources

Leadership Niagara seeks collaborators

Atkinson Decent Work Fund

Other Opportunities

Canadian Scholars’ Press & Women’s Press invites proposals from SJRI members 

CFBU (Brock Radio) seeks environment and sustainability hosts 

Member News

SJRI affiliate receives CRISS grant for joint film project

Trailer for “Outside the Ring” | Brock News

Brock prof explores John Milton’s discussions on toleration, nationalism in new book | Brock News

Upcoming Events

Peoples’ Social Forum [Aug 21 to 24, 2014; Ottawa]

Diaspora, Sustainability and Development: Meeting at the Nexus [Sept 20, 2014; Simon Fraser University]

15th Annual Conference of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium [Oct 7-8, 2014; University of Alberta]

Niagara Leadership Summit for Women [October 18, 2014; St. Catharines]

Feminisms, Structural Violence and Transitional Justice [Oct 31, 2014; York University]

The Public’s Health: A Symposium on Public Health Histories [March 6-7, 2015; University of Toronto]

Unsettling Colonial Modernity: Islamicate Contexts in Focus [April 24-25, 2015; University of Alberta]

Decolonization in the Digital Age: New Global Contexts for Indigenous Self-Determination [May 14-15, 2015; University of Edinburgh]

2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference [May 21-24, 2015; Dalhousie University]

What is SJRI?

The Social Justice Research Institute (SJRI) was established Fall 2013 as a leader in advanced transdisciplinary social justice scholarship, innovative knowledge mobilization strategies, and community-university partnerships. SJRI is a vibrant collective of 47 faculty members from 15 Departments and Centres at Brock University brought together by a shared concern for pressing social justice issues and supported by a Projects Facilitator Dr. Rachel Hirsch. A Faculty Steering Committee (FSC) governs SJRI representing a range of cross-disciplinary perspectives from the social sciences, humanities, and education.

Why are you getting this message?

You are receiving this message because you are an affiliated member, participating member, or a friend of SJRI who has requested updates on SJRI activities and events.  Affiliated members are Brock tenured and tenure-track faculty members and professional librarians who have successfully applied for affiliation with the SJRI. Participating members are students, instructors, activists, artists, community members, individuals from NGOs, and people from other universities who wish to have a relationship with the SJRI. All members are welcome to attend and participate in SJRI-sponsored events and research projects.

If you are a Brock faculty member who would like to become involved with the SJRI community please consider applying for affiliated membership.

Other members of the Brock community, those from other universities, and any international colleagues who are interested in connecting are welcome to sign-up for participating membership.

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