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Indigenous Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program

Indigenous Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program

Connect and Collaborate Are you an Indigenous student at York University looking for an international course? Through the Indigenous Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program you can connect and collaborate with other Indigenous students around the world and gain academic credit! The course will be run remotely and offered as INDG 3060 3.0 (fall). For details and to apply, visit yorku.ca/go/indigenous-exchange. […]

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 […]

Poem by Louise B. Halfe-Sky Dancer to honour the 215 children in Kamloops and all those destroyed by the residential school system

Poem by Louise B. Halfe-Sky Dancer to honour the 215 children in Kamloops and all those destroyed by the residential school system

Angels: 215 >, 1820 – 1979 “The Past is Always Our Present” A cradle board hangs from a treeA beaded moss bag is folded in a small chestA child’s moccasin is tuckedInto a skunk Pipe bagChildren’s shoes in a ghost dance.A mother clutches thesePalms held against her faceA river runs between her fingers. A small […]

Black Canadian Studies student earns top honours at 2021 HERA conference

Black Canadian Studies student earns top honours at 2021 HERA conference

York University Black Canadian Studies (BCS) certificate program student Michelle Molubi has been recognized at the annual Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA) conference with the top undergraduate research paper honour. For Molubi, a humanities student in her final year, the $1,000 prize from HERA represents the culmination of hard work and meaningful research within the Black […]

Professor Andrea Davis awarded prestigious 3-M National Teaching Fellowship

Professor Andrea Davis awarded prestigious 3-M National Teaching Fellowship

Andrea Davis, Associate Professor of Humanities in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) and special advisor on LA&PS’ Anti-Black Racism Strategy, is one of the 10 recipients of a 2021 3M National Teaching Fellowship. The fellowships were created in 1986 by the Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education to recognize “educators […]

Leonard Wolinsky lectures explore 'The Lives and Afterlives of Yiddish'

Leonard Wolinsky lectures explore 'The Lives and Afterlives of Yiddish'

The Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York University will host the annual Leonard Wolinsky Lectures in Jewish Life and Education on May 2 at 4 p.m. ET on Zoom. This year's event will explore the theme of "The Lives and Afterlives of Yiddish" with talks from two prominent speakers In “Echoes […]

Fourth-year students present child-centred research during mini conference

Fourth-year students present child-centred research during mini conference

Fourth-year students in the Children, Childhood and Youth program, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LAPS), will present their honours research projects on March 29, and April 5 and 6 during a mini research conference online. The projects, supervised by Assistant Professors Anu Sriskandarajah and Abigail Shabtay, and Associate Professor Cheryl Cowdy, showcase a […]

York researchers collaborate on children’s storybook written by newcomer refugee children

York researchers collaborate on children’s storybook written by newcomer refugee children

A recent story posted on yfile showcases two of CCY’s professors, Andrea Emberly and Kate Reid, and their collaboration with newcomer refugee children in the GTA to produce a new children’s storybook called Zahra and the Lost Voices. An event to celebrate the pre-launch of the book will take place March 27 at 3:30pm, and […]