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Jenna C.

Private tutor in Toronto, Canada

Education

Hons. Degree from The University of Toronto majoring in both English and Women and Gender Studies. Graduated 4.0 on 4.0 Scale MA in Critical Disability Studies. ( This program is situated in both the Health Studies and Humanities department at York University ) I was responsible for leading tutorials, creating a supportive and safe space for learning and developing new ways of writing and editing.

Experience

Relevant Work Experience Spring 2014 – Present, Toronto || Note Taker and Assistant o Note taking for a student with intellectual disabilities at Ryerson University September 2014 – Present, Toronto || Prep Academy Tutors o Tutor to a high needs student needing essay writing help and assistance preparing for exams September 2014, || Present KJ Tutoring o Tutoring high school age students in English and History courses Summer 2013 and Summer 2014 University of Toronto o Research Assistant for Elspeth Brown Associate Professor of History Summer 2011 Archivist || The University College Sexual Representation Collection o My job was to archive The Sexual Representation Collection. Fall 2009 to Fall 2011 University of Toronto || Research Assistant in the Women and Gender Studies Department – Supervisor: Professor Dina Georgis and Professor June Larkin Presentation/Dissemination Experience o Fall 2014 - Co-Editor for an independent publication entitled Theory Boner: exploring and celebrating feminist, queer and anti-racist theory’s and creative practice o Fall 2013 - Co-organizer for Navigating the Mythology of the Mad artists: A panel Discussion in conjunction with Baby Blue an art exhibition by Chandra Melting Tallow o Winter 2012 Co-organizer for the Annual Decolonize Our Minds Conference - An art an Activist Conference at the University of Toronto o Summer 2012 Whippersnapper Gallery Sponsored artist for Toronto Island Residency entitled New Traditions art and music festival o Summer 2012 Queer Feminist quilt making workshop o 2012-13 apart of the Whippersnapper Gallery Working Collective o 2012-13 Intern at the Feminist Art Gallery – Owned and operated by Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue o 2013 Organizer for a Feminist Art Gallery ( FAG ) discussion regarding the creation of a Feminist Art Collections o 2011 Co-organizer for Regarding Queer Affects A Panel discussion organized by Professor Dina Georgis o 2010 Organizer for a Fat Activist discussion led by Chelsey Lictmen of Fat Femme Mafia held at the Women and Trans Centre at the University of Toronto o 2010 - Volunteered at the Community Kitchen at the Women and Trans Centre o 2008 – Toronto Rape and Crisis Center o 2005 – 2006 Pure Intent Multidisciplinary Yoga and Health Center o 2004 – 2005 Humber College Disability Services o Etobicoke, ON Academic Research Presentations I have a passion for academia and a background in professional writing, social justice and feminist and art organizing. As a graduate student, I teach a foundations of health class at York University and have privately tutored special needs students, high school students and university level students needing extra help in the social sciences and humanities.

Availability

Weekends at any time, Monday in the afternoon, Thursday after 12 Noon, Mon/Wed/Fri at any time, Any day at any time

Can Meet

Up to 5 minutes away for no additional charge, Up to 15 minutes away for no additional charge

Hobbies

I do outreach, education, art and social justice organizing in Toronto. I bike, swim and enjoy camping in the summertime and have organized feminist film nights with contemporary art galleries. I enjoy reading non-fiction, short stories, and listening to new podcasts. I also make art and zines ( a self published magazine ) and travel around lots

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