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New book explores historical perspectives of Yiddish Language Conference

New book explores historical perspectives of Yiddish Language Conference

Canadians may be familiar with debates over language rights and nationalism, but a new book co-edited by two York history professors, Czernowitz at 100: The First Yiddish Language Conference in Historical Perspective, looks beyond our borders and back in time for its frame of reference: to Czernowitz in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The historic Czernowitz conference […]

Video: Interdisciplinary panel of researchers on China's distant past, present, and future

Video: Interdisciplinary panel of researchers on China's distant past, present, and future

Interest in China is strong, and scholars and students alike continue to be intrigued by the country, whether viewing it through the lens of the past two or 2,000 years. That intrigue proved evident on Thursday, Jan. 28, when a record 110┬ápeople crowded into a room in York Lanes for the Faculty of Liberal Arts […]