Professor Roxanne Mykituk has been selected to participate in an international research project that will take place over the next two years. Mykituk is the director of Osgoode’s Disability Law Intensive Program, and will begin research at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy this month.
History Professor Craig Heron has won the 2015 International Labor History Association Award for his book, Lunch-Bucket Lives: Remaking the Workers’ City. The ILHA choice for book of the year honours an outstanding contribution to labour history.
World-renowned international jurist Navi Pillay will deliver this year’s N. Sivalingam Memorial Lecture in Tamil Studies on April. Pillay will highlight the challenges and achievements of international legal systems in delivering justice for international crimes.
An international conference that explores the topic of domestic and international criminalization will run at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, April 1 to 3. The aim of this conference is to continue to build on the work done in the context of the Criminalization Project to advance understanding of these issues and other related ones.
Sociology department launches an international collaborative teaching and learning course for students
The Department of Sociology at York University and the Department of Sociology and the Centre of Excellence for Communication and Media Studies at Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, are partnering to offer students at both institutions the opportunity to virtually connect in the study of sociology.
An international and interdisciplinary colloquium titled “Languages of Economic Crises” will take place March 17 from 7 to 9pm and March 18 from 11am to 3pm.
Professor Emeritus Gerald Gold died on March 9. Prof. Gold was a long-serving faculty member in the Department of Anthropology whose work was internationally recognized.
In this reflection penned for the Toronto Star newspaper as part of its coverage of International Women’s Day, York University’s Vice-Provost Students Janet Morrison examines the lengthy dialogue surrounding all forms of sexual assault on college and university campuses.
Internationally acclaimed interdisciplinary artist Matthew Ritchie to deliver the 2016 Wendy Michener Lecture
Interdisciplinary artist Matthew Ritchie creates works that explore ideas about chance, myth, games and the beginning of time. As the featured speaker for the 2016 Wendy Michener Lecture, the New York City-based artist presents “The Temptation of the Diagram”, a free public talk about his ideas and work, on Thursday, March 10 at 11am in the Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building at York’s Keele campus.
The Faculty of Education will host a presentation that explores international education and local employment, and where Ontario falls in that cross-section. It takes place on March 2, and features York U staff and faculty.