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Moving Forward webinar series kicks off third season with focus on international students

Moving Forward webinar series kicks off third season with focus on international students

The Moving Forward webinar series, launched by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), is back for a third season beginning Sept. 29. In 2020, the LA&PS Dean’s Office launched the series to create an opportunity for engagement within the LA&PS community. This virtual series of lunchtime talks allows alumni, students, donors, retirees, faculty and […]

Conference, exhibit to explore global perspectives of modern Spanish history

Conference, exhibit to explore global perspectives of modern Spanish history

A conference exploring modern Spanish history will take place at the Archives of Ontario at York University’s Keele Campus on Sept. 16 and run alongside a temporary exhibit that features Spanish Civil War-related archive material that includes children’s drawings. The conference, titled “Modern Spanish History in Global Perspective: A Conference in Honour of Adrian Shubert,” […]

LA&PS Japanese Studies prof awarded Order of Japan

LA&PS Japanese Studies prof awarded Order of Japan

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Associate Professor Norio Ota, teaching stream, in the Japanese Studies Program in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, has been awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Rays, for his lifelong contribution to the promotion of the Japanese language. This was the second time […]

School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies to host first Sexuality Studies Bridging Course

School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies to host first Sexuality Studies Bridging Course

School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies will host its first Sexuality Studies Bridging Course beginning Sept. 29. The course, originally scheduled for September 2021 but delayed due to the pandemic, will take place at The 519 located at 519 Church St., Toronto. Hosted by the Bridging Program at York University, the Sexualty Studies Bridging […]

Canadian Writers in Person returns Sept. 20

Canadian Writers in Person returns Sept. 20

If you love meeting talented writers and hearing them read from their published work, or just want to soak up a unique cultural experience, don’t miss the opportunity to attend the Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series, which launches its 2022-23 season on Sept. 20. The series features 11 authors who will present their work […]

LA&PS Back-to-School Giveaway

LA&PS Back-to-School Giveaway

Welcome home, Lions! To celebrate the start of a new school year, we’re giving away three prize packs filled with goodies to get you settled into the term.   How to Enter  Follow the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) on Instagram at ‘@yorkulaps.’   Like the official contest entry post shared to the […]

Orientation Day Contest

Orientation Day Contest

Are you a first-year LA&PS student attending York Orientation Day? Connect with us on Instagram for a chance to win one of five $75 York University Bookstore gift cards! LA&PS Academic Orientation Day Contest Rules: Follow the Faculty of LA&PS Instagram account (@yorkulaps) Follow the LA&PS College Life Instagram account (@laps_collegelife) Like the most recent […]

Recognizing student leadership through Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Awards

Recognizing student leadership through Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Awards

Ten York University students were honoured with the Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award, recognizing their leadership at York University and their contributions to the growth, development and vitality of the York community. “Campus life and creating connections are a huge part of university life and each and everyone of these individuals have demonstrated dedication and […]

Film focused on human rights shortlisted for NGO Film Festival

Film focused on human rights shortlisted for NGO Film Festival

A short film produced as part of a York University project with its partners and funded by the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has been shortlisted for the NGO International Film Festival. The film Help! is part of the Research/Dissemination Network on the Development of the African Union’s African Human Rights Action Plan […]

LA&PS celebrates students with Creative Writing Awards

LA&PS celebrates students with Creative Writing Awards

York University undergraduate students were recognized for their work in poetry, short fiction, and screenwriting at the annual Creative Writing Program Awards ceremony, sponsored by the President’s Office and the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). The online ceremony held on May 24 honoured the 2021-2022 winning submissions. The event was organized by David Goldstein, creative writing program […]