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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 […]

Janet Seow’s book chapter “Black Girls & Dolls: Navigating Race, Class, and Gender in Toronto” has just been published

Janet Seow’s book chapter “Black Girls & Dolls: Navigating Race, Class, and Gender in Toronto” has just been published

Janet Seow’s book chapter “Black Girls & Dolls: Navigating Race, Class, and Gender in Toronto” has just been published in the 2021 collection, Deconstructing Dolls: Girlhoods and the Meaning of Play edited by Miriam Forman-Brunell. Deconstructing Dolls pushes the boundaries of doll studies and our understanding of children’s play particularly as it relates to social meanings in the […]

CCY’s annual Chamberlain Lecture, featuring Dr. Valerie Steeves was featured in yfile

CCY’s annual Chamberlain Lecture, featuring Dr. Valerie Steeves was featured in yfile

CCY’s annual Chamberlain Lecture, featuring Dr. Valerie Steeves (full professor, University of Ottawa), was featured in today’s issue of yfile. March 16, 2021, at 11:30, Dr. Steeves will be speaking about “Talking Toys: Smart Technology Reshapes Childhood.” Please read more about what promises to be a fascinating talk. Read full story on yfile

Gaming is serious business for LA&PS students

Gaming is serious business for LA&PS students

The fourth-year Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) course, AP/HUMA 4141, taught by Steve Gennaro, is a gamified course that explores the lives of young people and their culture in and across digital spaces by offering students a cutting-edge opportunity to understand digital life themselves and to tailor the course material to their interests and the class […]

CCY’s annual Chamberlain Lecture - Talking Toys: How Smart Technology Reshapes Childhood.

CCY’s annual Chamberlain Lecture - Talking Toys: How Smart Technology Reshapes Childhood.

On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 11:30am, Dr. Valerie Steeves (Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa) will be delivering CCY’s annual Chamberlain Lecture entitled, “Talking Toys: How Smart Technology Reshapes Childhood.”  Based on a discourse analysis of Hello Barbie’s lexicon, this talk will explore how talking toys seek to restructure the notion of play […]

Diaspora, Humanism and the Global Project of Black Freedom,” Inaugural Del & Wanita Smyth Lecture on Peace, Justice and Human Security

Diaspora, Humanism and the Global Project of Black Freedom,” Inaugural Del & Wanita Smyth Lecture on Peace, Justice and Human Security

We are thrilled to invite you to the Inaugural Del & Wanita Smyth Lecture on Peace, Justice and Human Security. As we take action against anti-Black racism as a Faculty, this lecture series offers a space for community building, knowledge sharing and mobilization. Starting this series off with a multi-national perspective, our first lecture brings together influential […]

Jesse Thistle's memoir From the Ashes is the #1 bestselling Canadian print book so far in 2020

Jesse Thistle's memoir From the Ashes is the #1 bestselling Canadian print book so far in 2020

Jesse Thistle's memoir From the Ashes is the #1 bestselling Canadian print book so far in 2020, according to BookNet Canada. BookNet Canada is a non-profit organization that tracks Canadian book sales. Their data represents approximately 85 per cent of overall Canadian sales. They looked at sales of print books from Jan. 1 to Sept. 26 to create the […]

Living in Reciprocity: Black, Brown and Indigenous Solidarities, webinar at 2:00pm ET on November 20, 2020

Living in Reciprocity: Black, Brown and Indigenous Solidarities, webinar at 2:00pm ET on November 20, 2020

Dear colleagues and students: Please join me for an upcoming webinar teach-in, Living in Reciprocity: Black, Brown and Indigenous Solidarities, at 2:00pm ET on November 20, 2020. This online event brings together three influential public intellectuals—Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Robyn Maynard, and Shama Rangwala—in a conversation about the possibilities for cross-community alliance in the struggles against […]