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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

BIPOC Spotlight: Annie Huynh

BIPOC Spotlight: Annie Huynh

Hello! I am a Vietnamese-Canadian, majoring in Children, Childhood and Youth Studies, minoring in English, and will be entering my first year of Concurrent Education this fall! As an aspiring educator, and being one of the firsts in my family to pursue an education, learning has always been a passion of mine and during my […]

Congratulations to Hortense Anglin, an 85-year-old graduate from the Department of Humanities Religious Studies Program!

Congratulations to Hortense Anglin, an 85-year-old graduate from the Department of Humanities Religious Studies Program!

85-year-old woman graduates from York UniversityHortense Valerie Anglin, a York alumna, was mentioned in CityNews Oct. 18. Markham resident, Hortense Valerie Anglin, proves it's never too late to reach your goals. The 85-year-old, has just graduated York University with a degree in Religious Studies. Stella Acquisto reports. Read the story on YFile

Congratulations Christopher Bauer and Elaine Slonim

Congratulations Christopher Bauer and Elaine Slonim

Congratulations to Christopher Bauer and Elaine Slonim for winning the LA&PS Writing Prize at both the third- and fourth-year level!  At the third-year level, Christopher Bauer won for his essay "When Myth Meets the Moment: How the Ancient Greek Tragedians Constructed the Age of Heroes to Explore Their Contemporary Society". And Elaine Slonim won at the […]

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, […]

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 […]