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Sociology Annual Lecture 2022

Sociology Annual Lecture 2022

Date: March 3, 2022 Time: 4pm Title: Feminist Political Economy; A promising approach to Public Sociology Format/Venue: Virtual Dr. Pat Armstrong is a Distinguished Research Professor in Sociology at York University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She has held a Canada Health Services Research Foundation/Canadian Institute of Health Research Chair in Health Services. Among her awards are the Ontario […]

Youth Health and Wellness 

Youth Health and Wellness 

Thursday, 24 February 2022 | 16:00 to 17:30 EST   Panelists will discuss the contemporary realities of Black youth and their health and wellness.     Panelists:    Dr. Bukola Oladunni Salami (University of Alberta)   Ginelle Skerritt (York Region Children’s Aid Society)   Dr. Sophie Yohani (University of Alberta)  Moderator: Henry Gomez (HTI Executive and Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes)   […]

Black Health and Disability

Black Health and Disability

Thursday, 17 February 2022 | 16:00 to 17:30 EST  This panel exposes the reflections of scholars and activists on the interconnection between racism, colonialism, and ableism and how the social structure contributes to the disablement of the Black communities and creates health inequalities. In addition, the panel will highlight the socio-determinants of people in the […]

Black and Health in Canada

Black and Health in Canada

Panel 2 | Black and Health in Canada     Thursday, 10 February 2022 | 15:00 EST   This panel presents an overview of Black Canadians' health and the challenges that they encounter in society that affect their health outcomes. The panelists will also share perspectives on how to improve health equity across the country.   Panelists:   Cheryl Prescod […]

The Mary-Jo Nadeau Activist Scholar Award

The Mary-Jo Nadeau Activist Scholar Award

The Mary-Jo Nadeau Activist Scholar Award (The M.J.) for Graduate Students in Sociology was established by family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Mary-Jo Nadeau, a graduate (’05) of York University’s Graduate Program in Sociology. Her anti-racist feminist research and activism focused on white supremacy in the Canadian women’s movement, labour rights, anti-poverty campaigns, and Palestinian […]

How do African people on the Continent and people of African descent conceptualize health and wellness?

How do African people on the Continent and people of African descent conceptualize health and wellness?

Opening Panel  | African/Black Knowledge and Wellness Thursday, 3 February 2022 | 15:00 EST Panellists: Pablo Idahosa (Social Science, York University); Wendy Jones (Toronto Catholic School Board and Pan Fantasy Steelband); Njoki Wane (University of Toronto) Moderator: Sylvia Bawa (York University) This event is co-presented by the Resource Center for Public Sociology and the African […]

UPDigest- Sociology Newsletter (Fall 2021)

UPDigest- Sociology Newsletter (Fall 2021)

Check out our full November 2021 Sociology UPDigest! Dear students, the COP26 United Nations Climate Summit just ended with a fragile attempt and compromise to keep the 1.5c warming target alive as a glimmer of hope. For people in the Global South who have had to endure the slow violence of global injustice and environmental […]

Global Public Sociology Conversations: Global Solidarity and Cooperation, Human Rights and Vaccine Equity

Global Public Sociology Conversations: Global Solidarity and Cooperation, Human Rights and Vaccine Equity

Friday 28th January 2022 The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us of our mutual interdependence and the need for collective and coordinated global effort and action, anchored in solidarity, to combat this threat. Yet, despite the threat COVID-19 (as well as attendant climate change crisis) poses to our humanity, global responses to combat the pandemic mirror […]

EE With, Not In: Respectful and Reciprocal Experiential Education with Jane Finch Community Partners

EE With, Not In: Respectful and Reciprocal Experiential Education with Jane Finch Community Partners

Thursday, January 20 2022 This presentation outlines current explorations to mapping out what it means to do Experiential Education (EE) with the Jane Finch community. Historically, EE is often done in the community with little to no community feedback or inclusions on the effectiveness and implications of EE on residents, organizations, groups, and the community at […]

UPDATE - BIPOC graduate student experiences at York University May 10 2021

UPDATE - BIPOC graduate student experiences at York University May 10 2021

We regret that the event is now full and there is no longer a wait list. We had to cap registration to keep the small group discussions manageable. Please do not be discouraged, you will have other opportunities to share your experiences. The Graduate Student and Postdoc Subcommittee of the President’s Advisory Council – Equity,  […]