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"Performing Cartography" inspiration behind annual Theatre and Performance Graduate Studies Symposium

York University’s fifth annual Theatre and Performance Studies Graduate Symposium “Performing Cartography” will present a series of paper panels, guest speakers and other events for a full day.

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Geography book takes a ride through the cult of the bicycle

Geography Professor Emeritus Glen Norcliffe’s anthology of essays takes a new look at an old technology. Critical Geographies of Cycling: History, Political Economy and Culture is a ride through the evolution of the bicycle, a mode of transportation born during the days of horse-drawn buggies and still ridden on today’s streets.

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Why is sand a powerful natural resource?

In this podcast, we meet with Laura Schoenberger, we explore how, in countries such as Cambodia, sand mining is contributing to the erosion of estuaries, collapse of riverbanks. Sand is not a renewable resource within human timescales, so what does this mean for our environment and the countries that will suffer the most insecurity as a result of its loss.

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Deeper Conversation with: Dr. Silvia D’Addario

As a transformational life coach, speaker and group facilitator with a PhD in intersectional feminism, she spent years working with people who were ready to dive deep into aligning themselves with a bigger soul calling.

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Graphic medicine shares illness experiences

It’s a quirky scene. Sarah Leavitt lies next to her mother, Midge, who is quiet and presumably asleep. Suddenly, Midge sits up, singing folk songs, talking in short bursts and exhaling noisily.

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