An interdisciplinary approach to social justice theories and practices in a variety of local and global contexts. Areas of emphasis include disability studies, global food equity and social advocacy. In addition to core courses, students are required to take equity courses from other programs and departments across the University.
The Disability Studies stream in Equity Studies was launched in the Fall of 2005.
The Equity Studies Student Union (ESSU) is a vibrant and active student group whose members work throughout the year to provide extra-curricular events that will complement students’ in-class education.
One of Equity Studies newer initiatives is Global Food Equity which was launched in the Fall of 2008.
For Equity Studies program requirements see New College Programs in the Faculty of Arts and Science Calendar.
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