NEW498H1: Critical and Creative Perspectives on Community Based Research (CBR): An Advanced Seminar


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:

  1. Apply to an in-person placement (positions posted on the CEL website)
  2. Apply to a virtual placement
  3. 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.

Completion of 9.0 credits
Society and its Institutions (3)