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Children, Childhood & Youth

Congratulations, Jessica Campbell!

Congratulations, Jessica Campbell!

Dear CCY faculty and students – Please join me in offering CCY student Jessica Campbell our most sincere and hearty congratulations for her first-year paper, “Young People as Social Actors in Conflict Zones,” which was nominated for a LA&PS Writing Prize and was chosen as a first-year Honourable Mention! Congratulations, Jessica! We are so proud […]

York University CCY research project

York University CCY research project

York University CCY research project Singing Our Stories, led by Associate Professor Andrea Emberly and Postdoctoral Research Fellow Kael Reid, is partnering with Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto (NEW) and the Community Music Schools of Toronto to create an inclusive space for newcomer children and youth to engage with music.  Read more about the project here https://www.newcomerwomen.org/press-releases

New Book Explores Global Scope of LGBTQ+ Criticism

New Book Explores Global Scope of LGBTQ+ Criticism

The first of its kind, The LGBTQ+ Comics Studies Reader, co-edited by Professors Alison Halsall and Jonathan Warren, honours work that emerged from and was influenced by the underground and alternative comix movements of the mid-1960s to become what is still an underrepresented sub-genre in comics scholarship: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) comics, their provocative current iterations […]

Inaugural Robarts Keynote Professor Cheryl Cowdy "Neither Here nor There: A Canadian Suburban Imaginary"

Inaugural Robarts Keynote Professor Cheryl Cowdy "Neither Here nor There: A Canadian Suburban Imaginary"

The Inaugural Robarts Keynote (online) will be held on Friday 8 July from 5pm to 6pm to hear CCY colleague and Associate Professor Cheryl Cowdy give a talk entitled "Neither Here Nor There: A Canadian Suburban Imaginary." You will find the Zoom link attached. The Robarts Keynote was recently created to strengthen our collaboration with […]

The Children, Youth and Performance Conference

The Children, Youth and Performance Conference

Interested in working with children and/or the performing arts? The Children, Youth and Performance Conference consist of three days of incredible workshops, panels and performances, June 24-26. Attendees can drop into any sessions they want, led by more than 100 expert presenters from around the world! The conference includes interactive workshops, performances, panels, and project […]

Prestigious Grant Awarded to Professors Emberly and Reid

Prestigious Grant Awarded to Professors Emberly and Reid

Please take a moment to read the following Yfile story that covers the funding that the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada has awarded to Professors Andrea Emberly and Kate Reid for their work with refugee children and youth. Working with Professor Andrew de Quadros from Boston University and Mirna El Sabbagh from […]

Every Young Person Counts: Tragedy at the Kamloops Indian Residential School

Every Young Person Counts: Tragedy at the Kamloops Indian Residential School

ARC-CCY Collective StatementJune 11, 2021 We, who are a part of the Anti-Racism Committee in CCY (ARC-CCY), are enraged and grieving the news that surfaced on May 27, 2021 about the 215 bodies of Indigenous children and youth recently found at a former Residential School in Kamloops, British Columbia. Between 1831 and 1996, 139 Residential […]

York to host largest academic conference in Canada on children, youth and performing arts

York to host largest academic conference in Canada on children, youth and performing arts

Professor Abigail Shabtay’s Children, Youth and Performance Conference is featured in today’s issue of yfile. Please visit the following link to learn more about this exciting conference and to register to attend: YFILE This peer-reviewed conference puts performance research to work and examines its effects on the lives of young people. This is the largest […]