AMPD Teaching Awards recognize student mentorship, educational innovations. Associate Professor Danielle Robinson and Assistant Professor Robyn Cumming received York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) Teaching Awards in recognition of excellence in mentorship, curriculum and pedagogy. Robinson and Cumming were presented with their awards on Sept. 20 at the first Faculty Council of the 2023-24 […]
CERLAC Fellow and York Associate Professor Emeritus Harry Smaller has co-authored a new book titled Decolonizing International Service Learning: Pre- and Post-COVID Perspectives
Decolonizing International Service Learning Pre- and Post-COVID Perspectives Series: Anti-colonial Educational Perspectives for Transformative Change, Volume: 13 Authors: Michael O'Sullivan and Harry Smaller Despite the existence of a robust literature reviewed throughout this text which critiques salvationist models of international Service Learning (ISL), including literature that advocates deeply reciprocal relationships between global northern sending organizations and global southern host […]
We don’t think of university buildings as “treasure troves” or “gold mines”, but that is what CERLAC’s Resource Centre (on the 6th floor of the Kaneff Tower) has become for researchers and seekers of roots. Doctoral dissertations, master’s theses, journalistic publications, and even exhibits have been based on the very extensive collections of documents on […]
When Professor Yvonne Su was asked to provide expert testimony at the refugee hearing for a gay Venezuelan man seeking asylum in the United States, she jumped at the opportunity. “My whole academic career led me to this point,” said Su of the request made earlier this year. “I’ve written journal articles, policy papers and […]
The Entangled Labor Histories of Brazil and the United States - A new book co-edited by Glendon Associate Professor Gillian McGillivray tackles the ambiguous history of labour in Brazil and the United States, and will be featured during Glendon's Research Festival April 6. To find more information about the book click here.
February 3, 2023 On January 21st, 2023, the Peruvian police raided the San Marcos University campus in Lima to arrest civil demonstrators who had arrived in the capital city from various regions of the country to demand a stop to the state violence. That violence has taken the lives of over fifty people in the […]
2022 Michael Baptista Essay Prizes Awarded The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) at York University is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Michael Baptista Essay Prize for outstanding scholarly papers on topics of relevance to the area of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. At the undergraduate level, […]
CERLAC Fellow Yvonne Su was featured on the Conversation Canada - Don't Call Me Resilient: To listed to the podcast click on the links: https://dont-call-me-resilient.simplecast.com/episodes/the-unfairness-of-the-climate-crisis https://theconversation.com/the-unfairness-of-the-climate-crisis-192469 To read the story in The Conversation click here.
A sample of documents that represent “Black and Women’s Voices” is now available in digitized format from the Resource Centre collections of York’s Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC). A sampling of “Indigenous Voices” will follow soon (https://vitacollections.ca/cerlacresourcecentre/search). The digitized materials form part of an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) project supported by […]
CERLAC Student, Chevy Eugene, was selected as as one of the honourees for the UN 100 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Under 40, Class of 2022, in the category of Politics and Governance.