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You're Invited: 4th Annual Book Celebration

You're Invited: 4th Annual Book Celebration

A virtual event will be held to celebrate recent publications by Annie Bunting, Lisa Drummond, Carlo Fanelli, Les Jacobs, Jaime Llambías-Wolff, Vanisha Sukdeo, and Douglas C. Young. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Each of the books is available for purchase at the hyperlinks provided with […]

Hiring full-time professors in Social Science

Hiring full-time professors in Social Science

The Department of Social Science is hiring the following full-time faculty positions: Criminology Race, Racialization, and Crime - Full-Time Professorial Stream - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Law & Society Full-Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream/Associate Professor, Teaching Stream/Professor, Teaching Stream Work & Labour Studies Inequality, Global Labour Movements and Workplace Democracy - Full-Time Professorial Stream […]

February 8 to 12 is International Development Week!

February 8 to 12 is International Development Week!

Join us for one of the IDS Program’s most exciting weeks - our Student Association’s International Development Week! Hang out online with your peers, watch a movie, engage in our Speaker Session, meet IDS Alumni, and see what IDS students are doing in their Opportunity Showcase. Movie Night Speaker Session Alumni Night Opportunity Showcase If […]

In Memoriam: Remembering Professor Lisa Drummond

In Memoriam: Remembering Professor Lisa Drummond

The Urban Studies Program and the Department of Social Science has suffered a great loss with the passing of Professor Lisa Drummond on January 19, 2021. After living and working in Hanoi, Vietnam in the early 1990s, Lisa completed a degree in human geography at the Australia National University and held a postdoctoral fellowship at […]

The Learning Curve: Ryan James on Lecturing through YouTube

The Learning Curve: Ryan James on Lecturing through YouTube

From YouTube-hosted lectures to gamifying the classroom, The Learning Curve is a series showcasing how course instructors in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies are embracing the online learning environment with creative approaches to teaching remotely.   In our latest instalment, Ryan James, a contract faculty member teaching in the Department of Anthropology and Urban […]

Health & Society Students Propose Therapeutic Garden at York

Health & Society Students Propose Therapeutic Garden at York

Fourth-year Health & Society students proposed to launch a new initiative at York - the creation of a Therapeutic Garden for students, staff and faculty. The plan is the culmination of class research, brainstorming, planning, writing and consensus decision-making. The students hope the shared space will help reduce stress and improve an overall sense of well-being […]

Bilingual webinars online about the role of the pandemic in the world of work

Bilingual webinars online about the role of the pandemic in the world of work

Dear Members of the scientific community, The Covid-19 pandemic has been the source of questions and uncertainties since last spring. It is in this context that the Work Manifesto was born, a collective work articulated around three axes: democratize the firm, decommodify work and environmental remediation. Written by three researchers, Isabelle Ferreras, Dominique Méda and […]

BUSO Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein's article in Feminist Economics

BUSO Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein's article in Feminist Economics

Racialized People, Women, and Social Enterprises: Politicized Economic Solidarity in Toronto Caroline Shenaz Hossein Contributed to Feminist Economics Published online November 16, 2020 ABSTRACT For social enterprise to matter to racialized people, it must be purposefully embedded in the community. This study examines three nonprofit organizations led by women engaged in community economic development work […]