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Photo of Indigenous Ethics Workshop organizers and presenters | 2018-05-17

Ethics workshop calls for transforming research with Indigenous knowledge

  York University anthropology professors organized a workshop recently to examine how Indigenous knowledge transforms research. The Ethics in Indigenous Research Workshop, run by Professors Christianne Stephens and Naomi Adelson, was hosted at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto. It brought together Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars, faculty, and undergraduate and graduate students to discuss ethics […]

Congratulations to our 2017 York Research Leaders | illustration | 2018-05-09

LA&PS research leaders celebrated by York University President and Vice President Research and Innovation

  Each spring, the President and the Vice-President Research & Innovation of York University take the opportunity to acknowledge York’s research leaders, and recognize the remarkable achievements of York’s community over the past year, a great number of which come from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). "Research excellence and innovation at […]

Photo of student recipients of leadership and engagement awards at SCOLAP-LAPS event | 2018-05-14

Annual ceremony celebrates student engagement and leadership

  The eighth annual Celebration of Student Engagement, Leadership and Volunteerism held by York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LAPS) and its Student Council (SCOLAPS) recognized and celebrated student leaders, alumni, staff, volunteers and clubs recently. Recipients of the 2018 SCOLAPS Award for Councillor Initiative The April 24 ceremony and reception honoured […]

Professor Deanne Williams, inductee to the Royal Society of Canada | Photo | 2017-11-30

Professor awarded Killam Research Fellowship to study girls’ roles in early English literature

  English Professor Deanne Williams has been awarded a 2018 Killam Research Fellowship by the Canada Council for the Arts, to undertake the first ever study devoted to the history of the girl actor from the Middle Ages to the English Revolution. Williams, who is a Professor in York’s Department of English, Faculty of Liberal […]

Photo of School of Public Policy and Administration Spring Event | 2018-05-14

School of Public Policy and Administration spring event focuses on policy priorities in support of children and youth

  Irwin Elman, Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth of Ontario, speaks to the importance of having a voice As part of its outreach and celebration of public service, the School of Public Policy & Administration (SPPA) at York University hosted its annual spring reception on March 27. The event was held at Queen’s Park. […]

Profs Ethel Tungohan and Regina Rini, new Canada Research Chairs | composite photo | 2018-05-06

Liberal Arts & Professional Studies gains two new Canada Research Chairs

  Canada Research Chair appointments in York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) include Professors Regina Rini and Ethel Tungohan. The Government of Canada announced new Canada Research Chair recipients on May 3. Researchers at post-secondary institutions across Canada will receive $158.7 million in funding under the CRC program; for each Tier […]

Conjugal Slavery in War Project with Prof Rivas 2017-05-03

Landmark project brings to light crimes against humanity in African war zones

  For seven years, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Professor Annie Bunting has been working on a ground-breaking project, “Conjugal Slavery in War (CSiW): Partnerships for the study of enslavement, marriage and masculinities.” This venture seeks to document cases of forced marriage in conflict situations in Africa, to place this data in historical […]