Day, Richard J. F. 1960-

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DAY, Richard J. F. 1960-


Born June 1, 1960, in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. Ethnicity: "Mixed." Education: University of British Columbia, B.A.Sc., 1983; York University, M.A., 1989; Simon Fraser University, Ph.D., 1998. Politics: "Anarchist." Religion: "Animist."


Office—Department of Sociology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2N6, Canada.


Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, teacher of sociology, 1996-97, 1999-2000; Kwantlen University College, Surrey, British Columbia, teacher of social sciences, 1998; Douglas College, New Westminster, British Columbia, teacher of sociological theory, 2000-01; Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, assistant professor of sociology, 2001—. Guest speaker at other institutions, including Bath Spa University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, University of Bristol, and University of Cork; guest on media programs; public speaker. Vancouver East Side Food Cooperative, member, 1992—; Charles Square Housing Co-operative, president, 1997-98; Critical U. (community education project), co-organizer, 2000-01; Kingston Social Action Centre, founding member, 2002—, director, 2003—.


Canadian Association for Cultural Studies, Canadian Society for Hermeneutics and Postmodern Thought, Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, Association for Canadian Studies, Society for Socialist Studies, British Columbia Society for Alternatives in Education (founding director, 2000).


Postdoctoral fellow, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1998-2000, 2002-05.


Multiculturalism and the History of Canadian Diversity, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2000.

Gramsci Is Dead: Anarchist Currents in the Newest Social Movements, Pluto Press (London, England), 2005.

(Coeditor and contributor) Radical Experiments in Utopian Pedagogy: Confronting Neoliberalism in the Age of Globalization, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), in press.

Fiction represented in the anthology The Air between Us, Laughing Willow Books (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), 1995. Member of editorial board, "Cultural Spaces" series, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2002—. Contributor to periodicals, including Politics and Culture, BC Studies, Critical Horizons, Philosophy and Social Criticism, Journal of Social and Political Thought, Topia: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, and International Journal of Canadian Studies. Member of editorial board, West Coast Line, 2000—.


Richard J. F. Day told CA: "My primary motivation for writing is to help create sustainable alternatives to the global system of state and corporations."



Canadian Ethnic Studies Journal, summer, 2002, Jerome Teelucksingh, review of Multiculturalism and the History of Canadian Diversity, p. 122.

Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, August, 2002, William Little, review of Multiculturalism and the History of Canadian Diversity, p. 361.

Population and Development Review, September, 2000, Susan Greenhalgh, review of Multiculturalism and the History of Canadian Diversity, p. 612.