On Friday, Jan. 25, Osgoode Hall Law School will hold a public symposium on recent reforms outlined in a report by lawyer and independent reviewer Andrew Pinto on the Ontario Human Rights System. The symposium is free and all are welcome to attend.Read more
Labour environmentalists and academics will discuss the challenges and creative strategies for labour leadership on global warming as part of the Work in a Warming World panel discussion Friday.
A bold exhibit by Deanna Bowen on now at the Art Gallery of York University presents a view on the Ku Klux Klan during the American Civil Rights Movement era, as well as its century-long history in Canada.
Piano virtusoso and York music Professor Christina Petrowska Quilico will deliver a world premiere performance of new works for solo piano by Constantine Caravassilis Jan. 22 at CBC’s Glenn Gould Studio.Read more
A new book edited by women’s studies Professor Andrea O’Reilly, What Do Mothers Need?, examines what mothers need in 21st century North American society to adequately care for their children while living full and purposeful lives.
In the coming weeks, the University will introduce a new Safety Awareness Campaign that will be designed to increase general awareness around safety related resources and issues at York.Read more
Laurence Harris, director of York’s Centre for Vision Research, will use the funds to build state-of-the-art display systems to investigate peripheral vision and how it is affected by disease and aging.Read more
Alexander Krivocheiko, a fourth-year business administration student at York University’s Schulich School of Business, has been awarded a 2012 Futures Fund Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership.Read more
The Knight of the Burning Pestle, directed by MFA directing candidate Timothy Askew, will run from Jan. 20 to 26 at the Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre.
In his new book, Celebrity Humanitarianism: The Ideology of Global Charity, launching Jan. 17, Professor Ilan Kapoor argues celebrities, billionaires and activist NGOs, end up doing harm with their band-aid approach.