Group photo of award recipients with Dean | 2017-10-31

Professors awarded for teaching and research excellence

  The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) celebrated excellence in teaching and research at the annual award ceremony during the first 2017-18 meeting of the Faculty Council. The 2017 winners represent the fields of history, economics, philosophy, humanities, administrative studies and sociology. The Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recognized two faculty […]

Photo of Professor Carole Carpenter RIP | 2017-11-01

Passings: Professor Carole Carpenter founded York’s Children’s Studies program

  Faculty, staff and students in York University’s Children’s Studies program are mourning the death of Professor Emerita Carole Carpenter. Prof. Carpenter died on Oct. 18. Carole Carpenter Prof. Carpenter, who was the founder of the program, was born in Vancouver. She earned a BSc in psychology at Dalhousie University and a PhD in folklore-folklife […]

Dean Mukherjee-Reed article in Toronto Star, Toronto Star image | 2017-09-10

Dean Mukherjee-Reed in Toronto Star: education central to preventing Indigenous youth suicide

  Article in the Toronto Star by Professor Ananya Mukherjee-Read, Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Liberal Studies, provides her perspective, "as a mother and an educator," with a recipe for generating hope and success for first nations youth. Referring to global suicide rates among this group, her Commentary piece is a plea to generate a […]

The FrontRunners from left to right: William Merasty, Patrick Bruyere, Charlie Nelson and William Chippeway, at the showing of Niigaanibatowaad | CBC Photo | 2017-07-21

Indigenous Torchbearers were barred from Pan Am stadium in 1967, but now 'we are making great strides'

  Celebrating the North American Indigenous Games and helping raise awareness to right a historic wrong, Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners Running & Reconciliation film screening ran in York University's Nat Taylor Cinema on July 19. The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) hosted the screening and post-film Ganoozh (Conversation) with four of the original ten […]

Dean Ananya Mukherjee-Reed nominated for top 25 Canadian Immigrants photo

Dean Ananya Mukherjee-Reed in contention for RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

  Canadian Immigrant magazine has kicked off voting for the ninth annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards, identifying and celebrating the inspiring stories and achievements of Canadian immigrants from all walks of life. Some 630 entries were submitted following the call for nominations. From the hundreds of worthy submissions, the judges determined a short list of […]