LA&PS professor leads the way with research on media and creative labour of youth

  For the past eight years, Department of Communication Studies associate professor Natalie Coulter has led an assortment of courses at York University, covering themes including advertising, culture, digital media, and youth. However, recent accolades have helped to further her efforts in adding to the wealth of knowledge on these connected subjects beyond the classroom. […]

Jane Finch partnership addressing historical research relationships with York

  The Jane Finch Community Research Partnership (JFCRP) is a group of residents, stakeholders and non-profit organizations within the Jane and Finch area, with partners at York University, that works to address the historical research relationships that have existed and continue to exist between the Black Creek/Jane and Finch community and the University. Through community […]

Transnational Feminist Dialogues website will foster collaboration and innovation

  York University’s Centre for Feminist Research (CFR) is celebrating the launch of the “Remembering and Memorializing Violence: Transnational Feminist Dialogues” project website, which aims to foster critical collaboration and research innovation at the intersections of transnational feminism and memory studies. The new website serves as a virtual hub and communication platform for 24 project […]

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LA&PS professor earns York-Massey appointment

  York University Professors Carmela Murdocca, Mark Winfield, and Deborah Britzman have earned Massey College appointments for the 2020-21 academic year. Murdocca, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, has been offered the position of York-Massey Fellowship; while Britzman, Faculty of Education, and Winfield, Faculty of Environmental Studies, were awarded York-Massey Visiting Scholarships. “We are […]

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York University announces 12 York Research Chair appointments

  Eight emerging and four established researchers across the University will join the York Research Chairs (YRC) program, York University’s internal counterpart to the national Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program, which recognizes outstanding researchers. Two of these appointments are renewals. These YRCs belong to the seventh cohort of researchers to be appointed since the establishment […]

LA&PS student among recipients of the Robert Everett Exceptional Leadership in Student Governance Award

  In honour of Robert Everett, a distinguished senior assistant secretary of the University who made extraordinary contributions supporting University governance for nearly three decades, President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton established in 2018 the Robert Everett Exceptional Leadership in Student Governance Award to recognize and celebrate students and their impact on governance at York University. Robert Everett […]


York scholar receives Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

  York University Postdoctoral Fellow Salman Hussain (Anthropology) has been named as one of this year's recipients of the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Banting is valued at $70,000 per year for two years and supports postdoctoral researchers who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social and research-based growth. The scholarships have allowed researchers […]