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GRADUATE STUDIES WORKSHOP

GRADUATE STUDIES WORKSHOP

MONDAY, OCT. 18, 2:30 – 4:00 pm Presented by Jewish Studies, Religious Studies and Classical Studies Are you interested in a career in academia? Or just want to add M.A. or Ph.D. after your name? Learn how to navigate the path to and through graduate school, including deciding where to apply, writing applications, obtaining funding, […]

Canadian Writer Francesca Ekwuyasi reads from 'Butter Honey Big Bread' in Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series

Canadian Writer Francesca Ekwuyasi reads from 'Butter Honey Big Bread' 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 […]

Canadian Author Michelle Good reads from 'Five Little Indians' in Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series

Canadian Author Michelle Good reads from 'Five Little Indians' 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 […]

Stirling Talk 23 September 2021

Stirling Talk 23 September 2021

YORK UNIVERSITY Programme in Classical Studies Women Real and Imagined in Roman-era North Africa: Graves, Inscriptions, Finds, and Images from Leptiminus (Lamta, Tunisia) Prof. Lea Stirling (University of Manitoba) Thursday, 23 September 2021, 5.30–7.00 pm What can we know about the lives of women in Roman-era North Africa? The question is complicated by the variety […]

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 […]