Refugees are at high risk of COVID-19 infection, but low priority for vaccines This article was originally authored by Assistant Professor Yvonne Su and published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. Read full story on National Post.
On Oct. 25 2020, the Toronto Star reported that Toronto's gun and violence problems can't be solved with existing solutions. According to York University sociologist Livy Visano, these existing solutions are rooted in social and economic systems where wealth and power are cemented in unequal proportions and perceptions of crime are cast unfairly on the […]
Yvonne Su, Department of Equity Studies, is awarded $24,961! SSHRC PEG COVID-19 Special Initiative grant in the June 2020 round for a project on the impact of COVID-19 on Venezuelan LGBTQI and asylum seekers in Brazil. Congratulations to Yvonne Su on this achievement.
Professor Claudio Colaguori: LA&PS and the Department of Equity Studies are delighted that Professor Colaguori was selected as the winner for 2019-20 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching under Tenured/Tenure stream category. Congratulations on this achievement!
On Thursday, February 27th, 2020, Department of Equity Studies Professor Maggie Quirt and her HREQ 3020 Commemoration and Human Rights class had the pleasure of welcoming Markham Councillors Andrew Keyes and Isa Lee to lecture for a discussion of a recent motion to ban the raising of flags of foreign nations at the Markham […]
Preparing students for the life beyond the classroom has always been a primary objective for York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). For this reason, efforts have been made to utilize creative teaching strategies, collaborate with community partners, and create engaging ways for students to gain valuable experiences that will help them […]
York Public Policy and Equity Studies Professor Lorne Foster, together with the Institute for Social Research (ISR), are the primary organizers of the new Blackness in Canada Policy Networking Conference. The conference will take place Feb. 4 and 5 in the second floor conference facility in the Second Student Centre at the Keele Campus. […]
The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) has launched a new initiative, now underway, that provides opportunities for undergraduate students to engage in research projects directly supervised by professors. In this inaugural year, the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE) was won by 36 student researchers. They will each receive $5,000 and […]