SHADD Project led by Historian Paul Lovejoy provides rare glimpse into lives of those in the slave trade across four continents from 17th to 19th centuries.
Two York researchers recently received Petro-Canada Young Innovator Awards. The awards program is a commitment by Petro-Canada and York University to encourage excellence in teaching and research that will enrich the learning environment and contribute to society. “Professors Jennifer Chen and Sean Kheraj are among the faces of the future of research at York. As early […]
There’s far more to Korea than kimch’i, Gangnam style, or the Kim family cult, says York history Professor Janice Kim, organizer of the 2012-2013 YCAR Korea Speaker Series. The series is designed to introduce students and faculty to recently published and emerging research on North and South Korea and their relations with their Northeast Asian […]
Nielson Bezerra, who received his PhD at Universidade Federal de Fluminense in Brazil in 2010 and now teaches at Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, has been awarded a prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship to pursue his research program at York University’s Harriet Tubman Institute. The awards were announced by Gary Goodyear, minister of state […]
The Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies is launching a new series of Annual Robarts Lectures by distinguished Canadianists at York. Professor Bettina Bradbury of history and women’s studies at Glendon and the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies will speak on Twists, Turning Points and Tall Shoulders: Studying Canada and Feminist Histories Wednesday, Oct. […]
York University welcomes the appointment of Christian Haas as its new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Arctic Sea Ice Geophysics and the renewal of a CRC in the History of Modern China for Joshua Fogel. As Tier 1 CRCs, Haas and Fogel will each receive $1.4 million over seven years. The CRC is part of […]
York recently hosted an external review of the Organized Research Unit (ORU) landscape. The purpose of the review was to seek feedback on how to best position York’s research centres and institutes for success, as they continue to strengthen and enhance their research profiles. “Building on the foundation of the University’s new ORU policy approved […]