On Sept. 30, York University’s Canadian Writers in Person course and lecture series presented poet Ian Williams reading from his poetry collection Personals.
Husband of York English Professor Rusty Shteir, Professor Grif Cunningham was a dedicated teacher at Atkinson College and served as the master of Bethune College from 1979 to 1983.
The tournament will be held at York Stadium Nov. 12-15 and will feature the top eight teams from the four conferences across the country. As hosts, the Lions will earn an automatic bid into the championship.
The No. 1 ranked York University Lions men’s soccer team ended the regular season with a score draw against the Western University Mustangs on Sunday, Oct. 19 at York Stadium, completing an unbeaten campaign.
Finding comfort and ease in the nature of mind. Come listen to eminent Tibetan Buddhism scholar Khenpo Sodargye Rinpoche’s lecture on mindfulness — Finding Comfort and Ease in the Nature of Mind — Friday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 5 pm, at the Senate Chamber, N940 Ross Building.
CineSiege — the annual juried showcase of York University’s Department of Film — presents a collection of short films selected by leading lights of the Canadian film and media scene. The showcase of student films screens one night only, Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7pm the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema.
The synopsis of the 435th meeting of the Board of Governors of York University is now available. The meeting was held on Oct. 6.
Nobby Wirkowski was hired by York in 1967 to start the University’s football team and the Yeomen took the field for the first time the following year. He served as the team’s head coach for 10 years and quarterbacked the Toronto Argonauts to the Grey Cup championships in 1952.
An attentive and engaged group of more than 75 York University students, faculty and community members gathered to participate in the Canada-wide conversation on the state of Canada’s food system.
The first speaker in the new year-long South Korea series is Professor Dong-Choon Kim, former standing commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, an activist and a public intellectual. He will speak Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 3pm.