The author and York University professor, who co-founded the far-left Canadian socialist movement known as the Waffle, died in Paris while researching a book Laxer died of natural causes on Friday in Paris. He had been traveling through Europe with his spouse, Sandy Price, while researching a new book on Canada’s role in the […]
On Wednesday, April 26, high school students and community members, along with York undergrads, faculty, and staff, will gather at Vanier College to learn about one of Canada’s fastest growing demographics: Indigenous youth. "Indigenous Youth, Indigenous Voices" will highlight issues of relevance to young Indigenous people in contemporary Canadian society and examine how all […]
The Department of Equity Studies is organizing a one day symposium May 11, 2016 "And Social Justice for All: Human Rights in the Age of Surveillance" in Founders College. Date: May 11, 2016 Time: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm Location: Founders College And Social Justice for All York poster (pdf) This symposium includes a keynote speaker, 5 exciting workshops, lunch […]
Students in MIST 1050: Introduction to Indigenous Thought, York’s introductory Native Studies course, recently had the chance to discuss reconciliation with visiting guest speaker, Professor Hayden King, director of the Centre for Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University. An Anishinaabe scholar, writer, and educator from Gchi’mnissing (Beausoleil First Nation/Christian Island), King is a regular contributor to […]
Ariyarathnam, the winner of the fourth President for a Day contest, is a Student Senator and president of the Student Council of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (SCOLAPS). His co-curricular involvement in the University involves work with the Student Senator Caucus and other professional organizations. [read more...] SCOLAPS Chair Sayjon Ariyarathnam named 2015 President for […]
Sayjon Ariyarathnam plans to refine policies with the United Nations to provide better access to education and human rights in developing countries.