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York University's Programme in Classical Studies Presents: Lysistrata

York University's Programme in Classical Studies Presents: Lysistrata

Theatre Auditions York University’s Programme in Classical Studies presents Lysistrata, A Greek comedy by Aristophanes Interested students should attend ONE of the following audition dates: Monday, October 17th: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM McLaughlin Junior College Room (MC 014) Tuesday, October 18th: 2 PM - 4 PM McLaughlin Junior College Room (MC 014) OPEN TO […]

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 […]

"Walking the Marathon" Lecture with Matthew Sears, Thursday, Sept. 29 at 4:30

"Walking the Marathon" Lecture with Matthew Sears, Thursday, Sept. 29 at 4:30

The road to Marathon, the 42 kilometers between the center of Athens and the site of the battle of 490 BCE against an expedition of the Persian Empire, was the course taken by the first modern marathon race in 1896, and continues as the route of the Athens Classic Marathon each fall. In antiquity, too, […]

Griots to Emcees Spoken Word Showcase

Griots to Emcees Spoken Word Showcase

Department of Humanities, Culture and Expression and Black Canadian Studies invites you to The 10th Edition of Griots to Emcees Spoken Word Showcase Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2022 Place: LIVE on ZOOM       Showtime: 7PM      Join the 10th Class of Griots to Emcees for a special live & virtual showcase of Spoken Word! ----- GRIOTS TO EMCEES: SPOKEN WORD, […]

Andrea A. Davis Book Launch & Celebration Horizon, Sea, Sound

Andrea A. Davis Book Launch & Celebration Horizon, Sea, Sound

Book Launch & Celebration for Horizon, Sea, Sound: Caribbean and African Women's Cultural Critiques of Nation (2022). Andrea Davis in conversation with Christina Sharpe, and reflections by Eve Tuck, Rinaldo Walcott, and Ola Mohammed. Presented by Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University and Another Story Bookshop with support from Canada Research Chair in Black […]

York University Programme in Classical Studies Presents: (Belated) Fiftieth Anniversary Research Symposium

York University Programme in Classical Studies Presents: (Belated) Fiftieth Anniversary Research Symposium

Classical Studies was first offered at York as a degree programme in the 1971–2 academic year. Normally, we would have celebrated our fiftieth anniversary in 2021. But these have not been normal times. We therefore invite all emeriti, faculty, students, and alumni to our… (Belated) Fiftieth Anniversary Research Symposium Thursday, 5 May, 10.30–4.00 History Common […]

The Religious Studies Program Presents: Dr. Thabit A. J. Abdullah (Department of History) "The Mandaeans of Iraq and their Struggle for Survival"

The Religious Studies Program Presents: Dr. Thabit A. J. Abdullah (Department of History) "The Mandaeans of Iraq and their Struggle for Survival"

Monday, March 21 @ 4:00 PM The final speaker in the Religious Studies series for 2021/2022 is Dr. Thabit A. J. Abdullah of the History Department who will share with us some of his ongoing work on the Mandaeans—a struggling religious community originally based in Iran and often associated with "gnostic" thought. This talk will […]

Cree Poet Louise Halfe/Sky Dancer reads from 'Burning in this Midnight Dream' in Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series

Cree Poet Louise Halfe/Sky Dancer reads from 'Burning in this Midnight Dream' in Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series

During 2021 and 2022, readings are available online and can be accessed according to the schedule. Zoom links will be made available a week before the reading Readings are free and open to members of the public and to members of the York community. Our lineups consist of a unique selection of emerging and established […]

DARE Project helps create first-of-its-kind Black Canadian database of Readings and Films

DARE Project helps create first-of-its-kind Black Canadian database of Readings and Films

Article from LA&PS Newsletter DARE project leads to first-of-its-kind Black Canadian database of Readings and Films  A research project aimed to redress ideologies and systems of anti-Black racism in the University has culminated in a first-of-its-kind database of Black Canadian readings and films. The project, titled “Teaching Against Anti-Black Racism and Toward Black Inclusion,” was […]

"My Journey into South Asian and Religious Studies" with Dr. Julie Vig

"My Journey into South Asian and Religious Studies" with Dr. Julie Vig

Please join the Religious Studies Program and the Department of Humanities in welcoming our new faculty member Dr. Julie Vig on February 14 for a talk about her life and work. Dr. Vig joined the Dept. of Humanities in January and currently teaches HUMA 3802 Sikh History and Thought and HUMA 3819 Outsiders Inside Religion.