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. Submissions are due Jan. 30
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
Theoria and Praxis: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Thought contributors and authors are asked to explore the theoretical and practical problems of Marxism in the 20th century. Send submission and proposals to the journal by April 30.
The President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards honour those individuals who, through innovation and commitment, have significantly enhanced the quality of learning for York students. Four awards are offered each year. Nominations are due Feb. 6.
Beginning Jan. 31, faculty and staff will notice a change to the Concur user interface (UI), an online expense reporting system. The enhanced UI will modernize the experience with Concur and improve the usability of the tool.
As part of York’s Mental Health and Wellness Strategy and to commemorate Mental Health Awareness Month in February, the University is holding its third annual York U Let’s Talk Mental Health with multiple events starting Jan. 28 and continuing through February to engage the community and promote a healthy campus.
CERLAC is seeking applications for the Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Award(s) and Fellowship, which supports York graduate students engaged in research on human rights and social justice issues related to the situation of indigenous people and/or people of African descent in Latin America and the Caribbean. The deadline is March 15.
The Graduate Research Association of Students in Public Health is currently accepting abstracts for a research symposium taking place on Thursday, March 26, at York University, showcasing York’s interdisciplinary spirit in exploring multiple dimensions in the study of health. The deadline for abstracts is Feb. 13.
Switch off and unplug before leaving for the weekend to help York reduce its energy consumption by 25 per cent.
Sponsored by AAPR Executive Sponsors Rhonda Lenton, vice-president academic and provost, Gary Brewer, vice-president finance and administration, and Vice-Provost Students Janet Morrison, this open forum on Jan. 23 offers students an opportunity to engage in AAPR discussions.