For travelers aboard the Titan, high-stakes travel was elective; submersible tourism was billed as a ‘thrilling and unique travel experience’ on the company’s website. ‘High-cost, high-risk’ travel for migrants is, by contrast, more fraught. The world has been captivated this week by a search for the Titan, a missing submersible carrying five passengers. Rescue crews […]
This month's 'Get to know our faculty' profile series features assistant professor Rachel Silver whose interdisciplinary research draws insight from critical development studies; refugee and forced migration studies; and gender, feminist and women’s studies.
There has been considerable change in lives worldwide in 2020 due to the novel coronavirus, and the persistence of systemic anti-Black racism. Participants in the Faculty of Education’s Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) program have seen the impact of change upon multiple fronts, because the program involves faculty, students and community partners at York’s […]
November 2020 issue of 'Innovatus' focuses on teaching, learning and the student experience in the Faculty of Education
Welcome to the November 2020 issue of Innovatus, a special issue of YFile that is devoted to teaching and learning innovation at York University.
Inaugural 'Reciprocal Learning in Times of Crisis' series featured Associate Professor Nombuso Dlamini
The ‘Reciprocal Learning in Times of Crisis’ monthly virtual colloquium series launched on October 7, 2020 with a talk by Associate Professor Nombuso Dlamini titled "e/Thinking and Acting Holistically in our Times: Discussions on Conceptual Multiplicity". The talk examined the lenses that we use to give meaning to a sociopolitical and economic landscape marked by […]