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Subscribe to YCAR's New YouTube Channel

15-06-2016

Our new YouTube channel offers audio and video recordings of a selection of lectures, roundtables and presentations organized by the YCAR community.  Presenters include YCAR associates as well as guest...

New Asia Colloquia Paper by Yen Le Espiritu | Vietnam, the Philippines, Guam and California: Connecting the Dots of U.S. Military Empire

14-06-2016

Based on YCAR's 2015 Asia Lecture, our latest Asia Colloquia Paper  by Yen Le Espiritu examines how military colonialism in the Asia Pacific region enabled the construction of the United States as...

Graduate Associate Publication | The Stethoscope: A Tool of Nurses’ Trade since the 1930s

09-06-2016

In a blog post published on Echoes and Evidence: Nursing History and Health Policy, Lydia Wytenbroek writes about the history of nurses using the stethoscope in response to the recent controversy over...

Faculty Associate Publication | Integrative multiplicity through suburban realities

09-06-2016

In their latest publication in Urban Geography, Ranu Basu (Associate Professor, Geography, York University) and Robert S. Fiedler explore "integration" as a concept from the perspective of displaced migrants in the...

YCAR Associate Sashar Zarif's dance theatre presents Sufi and Shamanic performance

09-06-2016

Sashar Zarif Dance Theatre presents Moving Memories: Tracing experience through the Dance of Mugham June 17 - 19, 2016 | Aki Studio, Toronto Sashar Zarif Dance Theatre proudly presents Moving Memories,...

New Asia Research Brief | Chinese Lion Dance as a Strategy of Resistance to Racial Discrimination

08-06-2016

In our latest Asia Research Brief YCAR research associate, Colin McGuire, writes about the ways in which the Chinese lion dance operates as an embodied form of resistance in the Chinese...

Philip Kelly reflects on YCAR's Asian Heritage Month event in The Philippine Reporter

06-06-2016

Philip Kelly, Director of YCAR and Professor of Geography, published an article on the focus on Filipino voices at this year's YCAR's Asian Heritage Month.  Published in The Philippine Reporter,...

Ethel Tungohan presents findings on the Caregiver Program to parliamentary committee

30-05-2016

Ethel Tungohan, Assistant Professor of Political Science and YCAR Associate, presented her findings on the Caregiver Program to a parliamentary committee on 16 May, 2016.  In her report and testimony,...

YCAR Asian Heritage Month Event Featured in The Philippine Daily Inquirer

24-05-2016

YCAR's  2016 Asian Heritage Month event focusing on Filipino voices in Canada was featured in The Philippine Daily Inquirer last week.  The event brought together scholars, artists and community organizers for a vibrant...

Ali Kazimi on Trudeau's Apology for the Komogata Maru Incident

24-05-2016

On 18 May, 2016, Justin Trudeau delivered a long awaited formal apology for the 1914 Komagata Maru incident in the House of Commons.  Ali Kazimi, Associate Professor of Cinema & Media...