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Supporting Graduate Wellness Here at York

We are committed to fostering a healthy and inclusive environment that promotes mental health and well-being by providing easily accessible tools and resources to all members of our community

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Learn about FGS' IDP Resource

York community members now have access to the Individualized Development Plan (IDP), which lets students take the necessary time to recognize their achievements, organize them in neat categories and identify areas that still need to be developed.

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Events

Expand the Grad @ York Story

Do you have a story or event to share with the wider graduate community? We’d love to hear from our students, faculty, staff, and alumni on what’s happening in and around FGS. Our digital platforms connect us with future and current students, as well as alumni and community partners, to help tell our story.

Alumni in the News

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Dr. Anna Peppard

Dr. Anna Peppard has edited a new anthology: Supersex: Sexuality, Fantasy, and the Superhero (Texas, 2021). Congratulations to Anna and to all who supervised her excellent work here! Anna defended in 2017, supervised by Art Redding, Jonathan Warren, and Lily Cho.

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Dr. Justyna Poray-Wybranowska

Congratulations to our own recent grad, Dr. Justyna Poray-Wybranowska (PhD 2019), who has published a book, Climate Change, Ecological Catastrophe, and the Contemporary Postcolonial Novel, (Routledge, 2021).

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Dr. Anna Veprinska

Dr. Anna Veprinska has published Empathy in Contemporary Poetry after Crisis with Palgrave (2020). Anna also won a SSHRC Post Doc with Prof. Doris Bergen at the University of Toronto to pursue research on Oral Holocaust Testimonies.

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The Graduate Program in English at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.