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Historians gather at York for a conference on WW1

Historians from around the world are gathering Sept. 18 at York University to reflect on this and other historic topics as part of a commemoration of the centenary of the First World War. Margaret MacMillan, author of Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World, will offer the annual Avie Bennett Public Lecture – the highlight of the conference.The public lecture will take place from 7 to 8:45pm in Room 001, Accolade East Building. The lecture is free and open to the public.. Full Story
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LA&PS awards showcase teaching and research excellence

Some of York's brightest minds were recently honoured with top awards for teaching and research. Among them are five faculty members from a broad range of disciplines and a teaching assistant whose efforts also earned her a President's University-Wide Teaching Award. The recipients of the LA&PS teaching and research awards. From left: Elizabeth Brulé, Yael Machtinger, Michael A. Gilbert, Lisa Violo, Linda Peake and Lesley Wood. Full Story
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Book explores apocalypse and alchemy of two cultural Canadian giants

Visionaries Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye are the subject of a new book by English Professor B.W. Powe. Powe, a poet, novelist, essayist and philosopher who studied with both of these formidable and influential intellectuals, presents an exploration of their lives and work. Full Story

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