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15 años para los derechos migrantes

29th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Viajando de regreso de la capital de Canadá, pasando por bosques y lagos hermoso, se nos esconde el sol y contemplo que traerá el día de mañana cuando reaparezca. Lograremos los cambios que hemos luchado por más de una década para nuestra comunidad migrante? Como nos seguimos alimentando con esperanza y fuerza ser constante en […]


LASA Paper Abstract: Gendered Statelessness

12th June 2015 | 0 Comments

LASA2015 / Precariedades, exclusiones, emergencias San Juan Puerto Rico, May 27 – 30, 2015 Gendered Statelessness: Mexican Migrant Women in Canada Managing Transnational Families at the Margins Evelyn Encalada Grez York University Justice for Migrant Workers States in the Global North are increasingly turning to temporary labour migration schemes to offset a sleuth of tensions […]


Transnational Emotions, Transnational Organizing for Migrant Justice

12th June 2015 | 0 Comments

Migration and Late Capitalism Conference, University of Victoria, Coast Salish, (Victoria-BC) Jun 11-13, 2015 Conference Program: http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/assets/docs/MLC-Conference/MLC_ProgramBrochure_Web.pdf Paper Abstract: Emotion is increasingly finding itself in the literature of migrant work, primarily in domestic and sex work. However it has not infused the literature on Temporary Foreign Worker Programs in Canada beyond the Live-in-Caregiver Program.  This presentation […]


“Migrant Dreams” and Transnational Storytelling

12th November 2014 | 0 Comments

Since 2008 the entrance of temporary foreign workers have outnumbered immigrants permitted to settle permanently in Canada.  The media have fed into the panacea that Temporary Foreign Programs (TFWPs) are stealing “Canadian jobs”, which resounded loudly with the controversy surrounding the Royal Bank last year and more recently with McDonalds locations in British Columbia and […]


Problematizing “Field-work”: A Seminar on Knowledge, Power and Self-reflection

26th January 2012 | 0 Comments

For me the methodology is the research…my research methodology is the first whole chapter I wrote for my dissertation… This event sounds really interesting… CERLAC presents Problematizing “Field-work” A Seminar on Knowledge, Power and Self-reflection Thursday February 16, 4 -6 PM 280A York Lanes York University Presentations: C. Susana Caxaj: “Constructions and contradictions in research […]


Migrant Workers and Human Rights: with yours truly @ UWO

5th October 2011 | 0 Comments

My Dream Course: Migrant Workers and Human Rights

9th January 2011 | 0 Comments

Here is an outline of my course that focuses on the Canadian context. I absolutely loved teaching it and engaging with my students and inspiring them to step out of their privileges and to think like community organisers…EVEG Migrant Workers and Human Rights Human Rights & Equity Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, […]


Short Radio Documentary-Mexican Migrant Women in Rural Canada (with yours trully)

8th January 2011 | 0 Comments

VOCES DE LA TIERRA http://www.rcinet.ca/espagnol/cronica/cartelera/12-32_2010-11-17-voces-de-la-tierra/ por Sandra Farías 17 noviembre 2010, 12h32 El testimonio de las cosechadoras mexicanas que vienen por ocho meses a Canadá es la voz de una minoría. Madres solteras que tienen prohibido el embarazo o relacionarse con hombres durante su estadía, las mujeres migrantes son una realidad invisible dentro del programa […]


CFP: Travelling Towards Home: mobilities and home making

6th November 2010 | 0 Comments

OAS Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies/MA in Travel and Tourism, Department of Anthropology Call for Papers Travelling Towards Home: mobilities and home making A 2 day conference proposed by the SOAS Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies and the Masters degree in Travel and Tourism. 23-24 June 2011 This conference aims to stimulate the […]


Excerpts from my dissertation: Challenges in Activist Community Research…

12th August 2010 | 0 Comments

From my Dissertation in Progress My dissertation is a work in progress and I will finish it in my own terms. In my work I bring all of me, my life, my body and my senses. Working with migrant farm workers and their families is not a job for me it’s my life’s calling. There […]