Yvonne Su, Department of Equity Studies, is awarded $24,961! SSHRC PEG COVID-19 Special Initiative grant in the June 2020 round for a project on the impact of COVID-19 on Venezuelan LGBTQI and asylum seekers in Brazil. Congratulations to Yvonne Su on this achievement.
Professor Claudio Colaguori: LA&PS and the Department of Equity Studies are delighted that Professor Colaguori was selected as the winner for 2019-20 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching under Tenured/Tenure stream category. Congratulations on this stupendous achievement!
On Thursday, February 27th, 2020, Department of Equity Studies Professor Maggie Quirt and her HREQ 3020 Commemoration and Human Rights class had the pleasure of welcoming Markham Councillors Andrew Keyes and Isa Lee to lecture for a discussion of a recent motion to ban the raising of flags of foreign nations at the Markham […]
Preparing students for the life beyond the classroom has always been a primary objective for York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). For this reason, efforts have been made to utilize creative teaching strategies, collaborate with community partners, and create engaging ways for students to gain valuable experiences that will help them […]
York Public Policy and Equity Studies Professor Lorne Foster, together with the Institute for Social Research (ISR), are the primary organizers of the new Blackness in Canada Policy Networking Conference. The conference will take place Feb. 4 and 5 in the second floor conference facility in the Second Student Centre at the Keele Campus. […]
The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) has launched a new initiative, now underway, that provides opportunities for undergraduate students to engage in research projects directly supervised by professors. In this inaugural year, the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE) was won by 36 student researchers. They will each receive $5,000 and […]
The author and York University professor, who co-founded the far-left Canadian socialist movement known as the Waffle, died in Paris while researching a book Laxer died of natural causes on Friday in Paris. He had been traveling through Europe with his spouse, Sandy Price, while researching a new book on Canada’s role in the […]
On Wednesday, April 26, high school students and community members, along with York undergrads, faculty, and staff, will gather at Vanier College to learn about one of Canada’s fastest growing demographics: Indigenous youth. "Indigenous Youth, Indigenous Voices" will highlight issues of relevance to young Indigenous people in contemporary Canadian society and examine how all […]