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Anthropology Department’s Annual Lecture features Prof. Ann Stoler of the New School

The Department of Anthropology’s Annual Lecture will take place on Thursday, March 7 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 109, Accolade West Building, Keele Campus. Ann Stoler This year’s lecture will be presented by Ann Stoler, the Willy Brandt Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and History at the New School for Social Research. Stoler will present her […]

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Focus groups on Black youth experience expose failures of multicultural policy

  Imagine having your university classmates assume that you sell illegal drugs in between classes, missing out on job opportunities solely due to your home address or having a beverage thrown at you from a moving car. These are the searing experiences of Black youth recounted in a research paper by Faculty of Liberal Arts […]

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Community Conversations bring together academics, community members for discussions about current issues

  Since 2016, the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies’ Community Conversations have engaged people across Toronto in discussions about pressing and important current issues, including social media, the Black community and identity in Canada, mindfulness, and girls and identity. These events offer a platform for engaging in discussion about various topics, sharing knowledge, […]

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Professor Emeritus Michael Herren delivers three lectures at universities abroad

  Distinguished Research Professor Michael Herren of the Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies presented three lectures in January at universities abroad. These were in connection with his project “A Critical Edition of the Epinal-Erfurt Glossary,” funded by the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council. The first lecture, titled “Greek […]

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Institute for Research on Digital Learning presents talk on gaming culture

  Who belongs in physical and online gaming spaces? Who determines what counts as “game culture?” How are certain groups of people represented in games themselves? Who owns the “cultural clubhouse” and who are the “space invaders”? Explore these questions and more on Feb. 28 when York University’s Institute for Research on Digital Learning presents its […]

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Kerri Sakamoto challenges readers to have compassion and understanding

  Canadian writer Kerri Sakamoto visited York on Jan. 29 as part of the Canadian Writers in Person series, and talked about her latest book, The Floating City. York University Teaching Assistant Dana Patrascu-Kingsley sent the following report to YFile. Like her previous books, The Electrical Field and One Hundred Million Hearts, Kerri Sakamoto based this novel on […]