A panel discussion on “Supporting Teaching and Learning for Diverse and Equitable Classrooms in Ontario” delivered exciting insights to approximately 230 Faculty of Education teacher candidates on Nov. 24.
The Centre for Human Rights announces the creation of the Race Inclusion & Supportive Environments (RISE) working group at York. Comprised of staff, students and faculty, RISE aims to foster an inclusive environment on York’s campuses.
York University’s School of Public Policy & Administration held its annual Student, Alumni & Community Recognition Awards Dinner on Nov. 17 as a formal thank you to those who have helped to enrich the learning experience and extracurricular activities of students.
The President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards honour those who, through innovation and commitment, have significantly enhanced the quality of learning by York students. Four awards are offered each year. Nominations are due Jan. 30, 2017.
University of the West Indies Professor Emerita Carolyn Cooper was the keynote speaker at the annual Michael Baptista Lecture on Nov. 3. Her lecture, titled “‘Disguise Up De English Language’: Louise Bennett’s Anansi Poetics,” articulated the importance of “Miss Lou” as a consolidating force in Jamaican culture.
Helen Humphreys visited York on Nov. 15 as part of the Canadian Writers in Person program, to talk about her novel The Evening Chorus.
The synopsis of the 630th meeting of the Senate of York University held on Nov. 24, is now available and can be viewed on the Senate of York University webpage.
The Global Labour Research Centre will present a talk on Dec. 1 titled “No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age” with author and labour organizer Jane McAlevey.
York University, together with the Department of Political Science and Women and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto, will present a workshop and plenary event featuring Frank B. Wilderson III, a renowned author, filmmaker and professor.
Vanier College Productions presents the multiple award-winning play “Clybourne Park” in the Fred Thury Studio until Dec. 4.