In partnership with the CCY Chamberlain Lecture Series, and CYPIRN (Children and Young People Interdisciplinary Research Network at York), we are working on hosting an exciting speaker's event with Dr. Philip S. S. Howard (McGill University). This event will take place on either of the following dates: Tuesday, October 18th, or Tuesday, October 25th, 2022. […]
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
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 […]
Hugh Parry (1934-2022) Hugh Parry was an authority on ancient Greek literature and magic, and a foundational figure in the Division of Humanities and the Programme in Classical Studies at York University. One of the first faculty members to be appointed in Humanities, he played a role in establishing the University’s General Education curriculum, its […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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Loredana Kun, professor in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, passed away on Oct. 16. Kun began teaching at York in 2001, and was a dedicated and enthusiastic instructor in the Department of Humanities over these many years, most recently in Myth and Imagination in Greece and Rome. Her students described her “as one […]