YFile http://yfile.news.yorku.ca York University's Journal of Record Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:51:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Call for artists: Jane Finch Environmental Justice Project http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/call-for-artists-jane-finch-environmental-justice-project/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/call-for-artists-jane-finch-environmental-justice-project/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:49:38 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=213908 The main goal of the Jane Finch Environmental Justice Project is to develop new discourses of urban planning. This is a call for artists to think about the future of urban planning and to open up the possibility to imagine what environmental justice could look like for the Jane and Finch community.

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York rated among top universities on sustainability for fifth straight year http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/york-rated-among-top-universities-on-sustainability-for-fifth-straight-year/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/york-rated-among-top-universities-on-sustainability-for-fifth-straight-year/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:41:06 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=213868 For the fifth year running, York University ranks among the top 10 per cent of universities in the 2014 GreenMetric World University Ranking on sustainability, receiving high scores in transportation, waste and water management.

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Call for submissions: International Student Research Conference (In)dependency and its Tensions http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/call-for-submissions-international-student-research-conference-independency-and-its-tensions/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/call-for-submissions-international-student-research-conference-independency-and-its-tensions/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:34:36 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=213900 Abstracts for the fourth International Graduate Student Research Conference (In)dependency and its Tensions: Democracy, Culture and (Post)Development, running at York May 1 and 2, are due by Feb. 15

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Panel discussion explores nostalgic memories during migration http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/panel-discussion-explores-nostalgic-memories-during-migration/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/panel-discussion-explores-nostalgic-memories-during-migration/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:25:58 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=213757 Nostalgia for one's homeland, and memories, good, bad or ambivalent, are often overlooked when thinking about the global, geopolitical impacts of migration.The title of the next event in the Migration Matters panel series “Migration, Memory and Nostalgia” taking place Jan. 29, explores these issues from a variety of disciplinary, artistic and conceptual perspectives.

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Passings: York students hold memorial for staffer Angelo Trolio http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/passings-york-students-hold-memorial-for-staffer-angelo-trolio/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/passings-york-students-hold-memorial-for-staffer-angelo-trolio/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:24:18 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=213896 York University students hosted a memorial on Jan. 11 at Dynamacs, McLaughlin College's gym, to commemorate York staffer Angelo Trolio, a night shift maintenance plumber and much loved member of the community. Mr. Trolio died suddenly last June.

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York researchers' new book explores the effects of divorce on lethal domestic violence http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/york-researchers-new-book-explores-the-effects-of-divorce-on-lethal-domestic-violence/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/york-researchers-new-book-explores-the-effects-of-divorce-on-lethal-domestic-violence/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:08:44 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=213875 Marital Separation & Lethal Domestic Violence, a new book by York Professor Emeritus of Sociology Desmond Ellis, York psychology Professor Noreen Stuckless and York PhD candidate Carrie Smith, investigates the effects of participation in separation or divorce proceedings on femicide, femicide-suicide, homicide and suicide.

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NDP's small business tax cut would help the rich: economists http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/ndps-small-business-tax-cut-would-help-the-rich-economists/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/ndps-small-business-tax-cut-would-help-the-rich-economists/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:58:37 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=213885 York University was mentioned in the Huffington Post Jan. 28.

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Students can study abroad this summer http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/students-can-study-abroad-this-summer/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/students-can-study-abroad-this-summer/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:34:27 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=213861 York's Department of Political Science is offering a summer course on the politics of youth and old age in South Korea, part of which will take place in Seoul. The deadline to enroll is Friday, Feb. 6 by 4pm. Check out York International for more study abroad opportunities.

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New story collection lights emotional fire http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/new-story-collection-lights-emotional-fire/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/28/new-story-collection-lights-emotional-fire/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:21:23 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=213876 Poet, author and York English Professor Priscila Uppal's Cover Before Striking is a smoldering new collection of short stories launching Monday, Feb. 2.

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Work by York film grads featured in new web series launching tonight http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/27/york-film-grads-featured-in-new-web-series-launching-tonight/ http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/27/york-film-grads-featured-in-new-web-series-launching-tonight/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:12:27 +0000 http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/?p=213797 Few people ever get an opportunity to live their dream, but that's just what a group of York University film graduates are experiencing with the launch of a new web series, YEAR, set for Jan. 28 at the MOD Club in downtown Toronto.]]> http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2015/01/27/york-film-grads-featured-in-new-web-series-launching-tonight/feed/ 0