Professor Roxanne Mykituk has been selected to participate in an international research project that will take place over the next two years. Mykituk is the director of Osgoode’s Disability Law Intensive Program, and will begin research at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy this month.
A rainy, chilly day was made brighter for hundreds of York University community members during the Soup’s On at Bergeron community event held on March 31 at the Keele campus. Some 300 bowls of soup, an additional 300 cookies and countess taco chips were dished out by the York University Fellowship FUNd Committee.
Notice is hereby given that an election will be held to nominate a full-time, non-academic employee to a position on the Board of Governors. The term of office is two years, beginning on July 1.
A York student will be travelling to Portugal, thanks to a new award that recognizes academic achievement in an elementary Portuguese language class. Christian Araujo is the winner of the inaugural Portuguese Gives You Wings award.
The Faculty of Education has announced the recipients of the Dean’s Research Impact Awards for the 2014/15 and 2015/16 years.
The Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies will host a two-day graduate student conference, “Canada: Homeland or Hostile Land?” on April 28 and 29. As part of the event, Professor Deborah McGregor will deliver the fourth annual Robarts Lecture in Canadian Studies.
York University English and Education Professor Rishma Dunlop died Sunday evening (April 17) after a long battle with cancer. Her colleague and friend, poet Priscila Uppal has written a tribute to the beloved professor who inspired many of the world’s new poets and writers.
On April 29, the School of Social Work presents its annual Critical Social work and Social Justice Research Symposium. This year, the theme is “Interdisciplinary Conversations on Social Transformation and Critical Practices”. The symposium showcases research by faculty, alumni, community members and students.
A two-day event at York University brings Parisian sociologist and philosopher Maurizio Lazzarato to campus for a film screening and book event. It is hosted by York’s Department of Communications Studies on April 25 and 26.
York prof curates photography exhibit featuring work by youth in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, India and Canada
York Professor curates exhibition of more than 120 photographs made by youth from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, India, and Canada as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.