The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) is celebrating the fourth annual Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE) by recognizing 54 students for their research achievements. This year’s DARE recipients produced meaningful work across all disciplines offered in LA&PS. Over the summer, each student played an integral role in coordinating projects that added valuable scholarly inquiry to […]
A book co-authored by York University Professor Emeritus Jaime Llambías-Wolff was recognized with a Talent Award by publisher Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial during the third edition of the Caligrama Awards. Llambías-Wolff teaches in the Division of Social Science in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. The book, titled ¡SABÍA QUE NO SABÍA! and written in Spanish, […]
Making the Shift (MtS), a youth homelessness social innovation lab co-led by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University, will present the fourth webinar of the “In Conversation With...” series on May 28 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Titled "Child Welfare and Youth Homelessness Prevention in Canada," the webinar will examine pandemic responses to homelessness across […]
David Cecchetto, associate professor of Critical Digital Theory in York University’s Department of Humanities, is co-editor of a new book series that will showcase interdisciplinary works in the arts, literature and science. Proximities: Experiments in Nearness (University of Minnesota Press) is co-edited with Arielle Saiber, who is a professor of Romance Languages & Literatures at Bowdoin College in […]
A filmmaker’s dissertation, on how the editing of documentary television is increasingly following reality tv’s dictate to entertain, is transformed into a timely book.
A sociologist has discovered that Muslim contributions to or engagement with society, as newcomers, varies from France to Canada.
Philosophy Professor Regina Rini pens a provocative article in the UK-based Times Literary Supplement, which suggests that our near-descendants could live forever, thanks to biomedical breakthroughs. This would mean a moral crisis for the last generation facing death, she argues. Professor Regina Rini, Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Moral and Social Cognition and core […]
The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) at York University will honour one of its own during the inaugural AMPD Research Celebration on Feb. 14. Brenda Longfellow Cinema & Media Arts Professor Brenda Longfellow will be presented with the AMPD Research Award in recognition of her outstanding work. An accomplished documentary filmmaker, […]
When Eric Armstrong got the call from his agent about made-up science fiction languages, he was up for the challenge. In this Q&A, he talks about this exciting chapter in his career.
On Sept. 19, York’s Canadian Writers in Person course debuted with Mona Awad reading from her book, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl. York teaching assistant Dana Patrascu-Kingsley sent the following report to YFile. Mona Awad Author Mona Awad opened this year’s Canadian Writers in Person series with a riveting presentation about writing out emotional experiences. An […]