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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,  […]

May 4 Methods Clinic - Media data collection using R 10 - 3pm EST

May 4 Methods Clinic - Media data collection using R 10 - 3pm EST

Media data collection using R 4 May 2021, 10-3pm EST (Eastern Standard Time) Register by April 27, limited spots Facilitators: Professors Cary Wu and Muyang Li, Sociology  Part I. 10-12pm, R basics. Professor Wu This workshop will cover the basics of R programming (e.g., data importation, data visualization, and simple regression analysis). Part II. 1-3pm, […]

Support for members of Asian communities and solidarity against racial violence and aggression in all its forms for all racialized groups

Support for members of Asian communities and solidarity against racial violence and aggression in all its forms for all racialized groups

Solidarity with Asian communities We, in the Department of Sociology and the Graduate Program in Sociology, express our support for members of Asian communities and their allies, and we would like to reiterate that we stand in solidarity against racial violence and aggression in all its forms for all racialized groups. We denounce the recent […]

UPDigest - Sociology Newsletter (Spring 2021)

UPDigest - Sociology Newsletter (Spring 2021)

Check out our March 2021 Sociology UPDigest today! One year after the pandemic was declared a global health emergency shaping our lives and the lives of many communities around the world, we want to take a moment to reflect what it has meant for us as sociologists. To you as students, to us as teachers […]

April 15 Methods Clinic - 1 - 3 p.m.

April 15 Methods Clinic - 1 - 3 p.m.

The Resource Centre for Public Sociology Methods Clinic Coding qualitative data Thursday 15 April 2021, 1-3pm Register by April 8 or until full, limited spots Facilitators: Professor Nancy Mandell, Sociology PhD Students Jana Borras and Janice Phonepraseuth, Sociology Coding is a critical process in analyzing qualitative data in which data are sorted, labelled, and organized […]

March 24, 2021 (Wed): 6:30-8:00pm EST - [Virtual] Roundtable: What does the Atlanta Tragedy Mean? Korean Diaspora Speaks

March 24, 2021 (Wed): 6:30-8:00pm EST - [Virtual] Roundtable: What does the Atlanta Tragedy Mean? Korean Diaspora Speaks

[Virtual] Roundtable: What does the Atlanta Tragedy Mean? Korean Diaspora Speaks March 24, 2021 (Wed): 6:30-8:00pm EST Register in advance: https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAof-GhpjkiH9P9lxbsePThh2nV8XfaNUo- Roundtable Participants: Michelle Cho (East Asian Studies, U of T), Hae Yeon Choo (Sociology, U of T), Laam Hae (Politics, York), Hong Kal (Visual Art and Art History, York), Ann Kim (Sociology, York), Eunjung Lee (Social Work, U of T), Yoonkyung Lee […]