Awarded annually to an outstanding full or part-time graduate student enrolled in any program of study who is engaged in thesis work related to some aspect of social justice. Application is required. A student will be selected by the Dean of Graduate Studies and Post-Doctoral Affairs on the recommendation of a committee which shall include members of the editorial collective of the Red Quill Books. This award is valued at $500.00.
The Red Quill Books Scholarship committee is pleased to announce that Meg Lonergan has been chosen as this Year’s Graduate Scholarship in Social Justice award recipient. Meg is a PhD candidate in Legal Studies at the Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University in Ottawa. Her doctoral research explores how snuff films can be used to better understand cultural panics surrounding sex, violence, and technology from the 1970s to the contemporary context. Lonergan is a cultural criminologist committed to freedom of expression and pro-sex feminist politics.
The Red Quill Books Scholarship committee is pleased to announce that Lauren Montgomery has been chosen as this year’s Graduate Scholarship in Social Justice award recipient. Lauren is a PhD student in Sociology and the Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University. She is an active anti-violence activist who is focused on building a consent culture at Carleton. Her doctoral research explores the impacts of anti-trafficking initiatives on sex workers in Canada, with a particular emphasis on the experiences of migrant sex workers in Canada. She emphasizes research dedicated to social justice and social transformation through the use of Political Activist Ethnography.
The scholarship adjudication committee is pleased to announce that the 2014 “Red Quill Books Graduate Scholarship in Social Justice” has been awarded to Andrew Gayed, a Canadian-Egyptian, Ottawa-based artist expressing his political freedom through artistic expression and academic research.
The scholarship adjudication committee is pleased to announce that the 2013 “Red Quill Books Graduate Scholarship in Social Justice” has been awarded to Martin Manolov, who’s doctoral thesis focuses on the effect of policing and security after EU integration.