York U in the news: book bans, film review and more

Ontario school boards grapple with use of the N-word in books
York University Professor Carl James was quoted in the Toronto Star Jan. 11.

Toronto school board’s N-word ban targets white authors like Steinbeck, Twain
York University Professor Carl James was quoted in the National Post Jan. 10.

‘Godzilla Minus One’: Finding paradise of shared co-operation through environmental disaster
An op-ed by York University PhD student Chris Corker was published in the Conversation Dec. 19.

How months of calls to ease Toronto’s financial woes led to some provincial and federal help
York University Professor Zac Spicer was quoted in CBC News Dec. 22.

Southlake and York U ink deal to ‘address pressing challenges’ in community
Rhonda Lenton, president and vice-chancellor of York University, was quoted in the Hamilton Spectator Dec. 21.

New program grants wage subsidies for employers hiring Black talent
York University Professor Lorne Foster was quoted in HRD Canada Dec. 20.

The best Canadian books of 2023
York University Professor Christina Sharpe was mentioned on CBC.ca Dec. 21.

Photos tell a thousand stories of youth homelessness and aging out of foster care
York University was mentioned in the Halifax Examiner Jan. 11.

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