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Book offers exploration of sugar, power and politics

Book offers exploration of sugar, power and politics

Glendon associate professor of history Gillian A. McGillivray delves into Latin America’s past through the lens of sugar. The result is her book Blazing Cane: Sugar Communities, Class, and State Formation in Cuba, 1868-1959. Gillian McGillivray became fascinated by Latin American culture in high school after reading a novel by Gabriel García Márquez, the Nobel Prize-winning Colombian writer. After earning […]

Lifetime Achievement Award for Professor Cynthia Zimmerman

Lifetime Achievement Award for Professor Cynthia Zimmerman

The Canadian Association for Theatre Research/Association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT) has announced York University Professor Cynthia Zimmerman as the recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022. Zimmerman is a professor at Glendon Campus in the English Department. She has devoted her professorial career to scholarship and teaching in the field of Canadian drama, as […]