Explores how research is conducted and mobilized by marginalized communities as a form of resistance, knowledge production and social change. Examines the foundations of empirical research, the role of the university as a site of research activity and the ethics and methods of community-based research. Informed by examples of grassroots research projects from Black, Indigenous and racialized communities locally, nationally and globally. In this course, students engage in community-based and participatory action research projects with community partners. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.
Enrolment is by application. Detailed application instructions available on the CEL website.
There are 3 enrolment application options:
- Apply to an in-person placement (positions posted on the CEL website)
- Apply to a virtual placement
- Apply to the course without a placement
Placement positions will be posted on the CEL website by June 1. The application period is June 1 - July 15. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and match meetings will be held between June 1 - August 31.