Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Betty Jo BarrettProfessor Betty Jo Barrett will lead the fall 2022 Walls to Bridges course “Tough Chicks.”

Applications open for course to bring learning to correctional settings

Applications are now open for the fall 2022 Walls to Bridges course “Tough Chicks: Representations of Women’s Strength and Anger in Popular Culture and Society.”

This will be the fifth Walls to Bridges course offered by Women’s and Gender Studies in the School of Social Work at South West Detention Centre. The classes are taught in jails, prison, and community correctional settings, bringing together students who have been incarcerated with those enrolled in university programs.

Geoff MacDonaldPsychology professor Geoff MacDonald of the University of Toronto will present on “Singlehood and Well-Being,” Thursday, May 12.

Colloquium to consider well-being of singles

Psychology professor Geoff MacDonald of the University of Toronto will present on “Singlehood and Well-Being,” on Thursday, May 12.
Lance RappaportElevated prevalence of COVID-19 raised children’s worry about contracting the virus and their consequent psychological distress, says research led by UWindsor psychology professor Lance Rappaport.

Research findings show children’s mental health worsens as COVID-19 cases surge

Elevated prevalence of COVID-19 raised children’s worry about contracting the virus and their consequent psychological distress, says a new report.
Peggy PhelanJoin theatre and performance studies scholar Peggy Phelan of Stanford University in conversation during the Propeller Project Spring Symposium.

Symposium to feature presentations and performances

The Propeller Project Spring Symposium will feature presentations and performances online or in-person, April 29 and 30.