Humanities

Prof Ted Goosen on translating Murakami from Japanese to English on CBCs-Q | Photo

CBC interviews Prof Goosen on the subtle art of translating Japanese author Murakami

  CBC Radio's Tom Powers interviewed professor Ted Goosen, a professor in Humanities, who has helped translate several of the Japanese works of Haruki Murakami, one of the world's best-known writers, including his recently published story collection, Men Without Women.  In Japan, Murakami fans line up at bookstores when his novels are released. One million copies of his novel 1Q84 […]

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Andrea Davis to be honoured with teaching award at Spring Convocation

  Four exceptional faculty members will be presented with teaching awards during York University’s Spring Convocation ceremonies. The recipients have demonstrated exceptional and innovative teaching methods will be honoured with the annual President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards. Award recipients were selected by the Senate Committee on Awards for their significant contribution to enhancing the quality of learning […]

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International congress focuses on theme of "possible and impossible children"

  More than 300 scholars of children’s literature and childhood studies will converge on York University's Keele campus to attend the 23rd Biennial Congress of the International Research Society for Children’s Literature (IRSCL), July 29 to August 2. This is only the third time that this prestigious international conference has been held in North America […]

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Conference, exhibit celebrates York research on gender and genre

  An international conference on May 15 to 17 will celebrate the achievements of York University Professor Marlene Kadar, a noted Canadian feminist studies and life writing scholar whose research interests cluster around issues of gender and genre, with special attention given to trauma and illness studies, archival methodologies and transnational themes in the Americas. "Lives […]

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York profs curate exhibition devoted to prayer, death and commemoration

  Memories of Stone: Landscapes of Prayer, Death, and Commemoration is an exhibition of texts, photographs and textile art recalls the historic tombstones, cemeteries and mosques that speak to centuries of shared existence in Bosnia and Herzegovina. These places of prayer, death and commemoration represent the creative and regenerative energy of the country’s rich historical landscape […]