The Collaborative Graduate Specialization in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies offers students with interests in citizenship, migration, and diversity the opportunity to widen their horizons – to expand their knowledge beyond a single disciplinary base, and to take advantage of the wealth of academic resources available at the University of Toronto – a great university situated in a large and cosmopolitan city.
Ethnic, Immigration, and Pluralism Studies is a Collaborative Graduate Specialization, and is only open to students who have enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral program in one of the collaborating graduate units at the University of Toronto.
Participating units at the University of Toronto
- Munk School MGA and MPP programs
- Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES)
- Curriculum, Teaching and Learning (CTL)
- Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources (CIRHR)
- Political Science
- Social Work
- Social Justice Education (SJE)
- Higher and Adult Education (LHAE)
- Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI)
- Students from other graduate units at the University of Toronto may also participate upon special approval by the EIP Director
How to enrol
Once admitted to one of the collaborating graduate units listed above, students become eligible to join the Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies specialization. To enrol, fill in the application form below and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once accepted in the Specialization, will send you a formal enrollment letter. There is no firm deadline to join the EIP specialization, but new applications should be sent in preferably before the start of each new academic year (i.e. end of July, mid-August).
Courses & requirements
To enroll, students must contact the Harney Program Coordinator at email@example.com. There is no firm deadline to join the EIP specialization, but it is preferable for new applications to be be submitted before the start of the new academic year.
- ONE 0.5 FCE (Full Course Equivalent) courses in ethnicity, immigration and pluralism disciplines, chosen from the list of approved courses. For coursework-only programs, students must complete an additional 0.5 FCE in ethnicity, immigration, or pluralism coursework.
- EIP3000H Coordinating Seminar: Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies
- Attendance at a minimum of one lecture per term (two per year) from the Harney Lecture Series organized by the Harney Program in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies.
- When a practicum, internship or another major activity is required for the completion of a Master’s degree, it will focus on ethnicity, immigration and/or pluralism.
- The major paper or thesis, as required by the graduate unit, will be in the area of ethnicity, immigration and/or pluralism.
- ONE 0.5 FCE courses in ethnicity, immigration and pluralism from the list of approved courses. Courses taken for the Master’s degree may be counted toward this requirement, upon approval by the EIP Director.
- EIP3000H Coordinating Seminar: Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies (students who have taken this course for the Master’s degree do not need to repeat it).
- Attendance at a minimum of two lectures per term (four per year) from the Harney Lecture Series organized by the Harney Program in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies and drafting and submission of one blog piece addressing an issue discussed during one of the attended Harney lectures.
- Presentation of research output (e.g., thesis chapter, journal article) on a theme relevant to the Specialization and ready for submission at a work-in-progress session/conference organized by the Harney Program.
- The PhD thesis will focus on ethnicity, immigration and/or pluralism. The supervisor of the thesis committee will be a specialist in the area of ethnicity, immigration and/or pluralism.
The core course EIP3000H Coordinating Seminar: Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies is required. It is only offered in the Fall term, and is taught by Ayelet Shachar.
ANT6056H F Decolonizing Diversity Discourse
Instructor: Girish Daswani
Schedule: Wed. 10.00-12.00
Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
CRE1001H Séminaire d’études : Éducation, francophonies et diversité
Instructor: Emmanuelle Le Pichon-Vorstman
Schedule: Mon. 17.00 – 20.00
Note the language of instruction for this course is French. This course is offered in French.
CTL3008HF Critical Pedagogy, Language, and Cultural Diversity
Instructor: Soudeh Oladi Ghadikolaei
Schedule: Mon. 17.00 – 20.00
CTL1430H Gendered Colonialisms, Imperialisms, and Nationalisms in History
Instructor: Cecilia Louise Morgan
ECO3800H1F Labour Economics I
Instructor: David Price
Schedule: Tue. 14.00 – 16.00
Note: Students enrolling in this course should have a strong background in economics.
European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
GLA2056H The Populist Radical Right
Instructor: Andres Kasekamp
Schedule: Tue. 12.00 – 14.00
Industrial Relations & Human Resources
IRE1615H-F Labour and Globalization
Instructor: Mikael Swayze
Schedule: Thu. 16:00 pm – 18:00
IRE 1725H Cross Cultural Differences in Organizational Contexts
Prerequisite: IRE1362H Organizational Behaviour OR equivalent
Instructor: Wilfred, S.
Schedule: Fri. 10:00 – 12:00
Law courses for external students will not have their spot confirmed until after the add/drop course deadline. Please fill out add/drop course form with course name and signature from your home unit chair, and send it to the Harney Program Coordinator. The form will be forwarded to the Law Records office.
LAW370H1S Indigenous Peoples and the Constitution of Canada
Instructor: Kerry Wilkins
Schedule: Tue. 4:10 – 6:00 pm and Thu. 4:10 – 6:00 pm
Leadership, Adult & Higher Education
LHA1042H Educational Leadership and Diversity
Instructor: Whitnee Garrett-Walker
Schedule: Mon. 17:00 – 20:00
POL2391H1F Topics in Comparative Politics III: Global Migration: Laborers, Refugees, Expellees, and Others
Instructor: Randall Hansen
Schedule: Wed. 14.00 – 16.00
JPR2058H1F Postsecular Political Thought: Religion, Radicalism and the Limits of Liberalism
Instructor: Ruth Marshall
Schedule: Tue. 16.00 – 18.00
POL2205H1S Topics in International Politics I: Postcolonial Debates in IR
Instructor: Nadège Compaoré
Schedule: Mon. 12:00 – 14:00
POL2322H1S Topics in Comparative Politics II: Land and Indigenous Politics
Instructor: Uahikea Maile
Schedule: Tue. 14:00 – 16:00
LAW7030H Issues in Aboriginal Law and Policy
Instructor: B. Edwards & D. Walders
Schedule: Tue. 18.00 – 20.00
A joint course of the Faculty of Law and the Munk School
There are no approved courses in Religion this year
Social Justice Education
SJE5013HF Special Topics in Social Justice Research in Education: Master’s Level Race, Blackness and Education in Canada
Instructor: Rosalind Hampton
Schedule: Tue. 13:30-16:30
SJE1922HF Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
Instructor: George JS Dei
Schedule: Mon. 17.30 – 20:30
SJE1979HS Race, Gender and Empire in Socialist States
Instructor: Miglena Todorova
Schedule: Fri. 17:30-20:30 (online)
SWK4804H Social Studies 4: Critical Social Work Analysis with Indigenous People
Instructor: Quinn, A.
Schedule: Mon. 17.00 – 20.00
SWK4658H Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees
Instructor: Izumi Sakamoto
Schedule: Mon. 1.30 – 4.30
SWK4304HS Globalization and Trans-nationalization: Intersections of Policy and Community Practice Locally and Globally
Instructor: Bhuyan, R.
Schedule: Mon. 9.00-12.00
Women & Gender Studies
WGS1019H F Gendering Racial Capitalism
Instructor: S. Sweeney
Schedule: Thu. 15.00-17.00
WGS1028H S Queer of Colour Critique
Instructor: Cassandra Lord
Schedule: Wed. 13.00 – 15.00