Award-winning writer Frances Itani will be the next guest in the Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series. She will discuss her latest novel, “TELL,” on Oct. 20.
A memorial celebrating the life and career of Professor David McQueen will take place on Oct. 15. McQueen was the third principal of Glendon College, and will be honoured by family, colleagues and admirers.
A Gemini Award-nominated documentary that examines the art of modern politics will screen on York’s Keele campus on Oct. 15. The film, “God Save Justin Trudeau: The Movie,” looks at how spectacle and showmanship are increasingly dominating the political sphere.
The new entrance will be located on the east wall of York Lanes, next to Kaneff Tower. A new door will replace one of the windows and a temporary ramp will be installed to provide accessible entry to the University Bookstore.
Join York University faculty, staff and students Nov. 7 as they climb 1,776 steps to the top of the CN Tower in support of the United Way Toronto. Can’t climb yourself? Support York participants through donations. Register soon as this event fills up quickly.
York University’s Faculty of Science, along with Lassonde School of Engineering, has become a Founding Member of Nano Ontario, a not-for-profit organization that embodies the interests of the academic, industry, government and financial communities in the development of nanotechnologies in the province.
The annual Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon returns to York U on Oct. 13. The event gives students in FES an opportunity to network with FES grads.
GRASP will host an event for up-and-coming kinesiologists on Oct. 15. The event will feature York U alumnus and registered kinesiologist Frederyck Franco, who will share insights on his career.
The Department of Anthropology’s Annual Lecture series kicks off on Oct. 8. The guest speaker for this event will be Stanford University Professor James Ferguson.
A second-year York U student was recently recruited to sit on a provincial advisory committee that will steer the direction of cultural development in Ontario. Tanya Matanda is the youngest member of the Culture Strategy Advisory Group.