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Return to Campus Debrief: Reflections on the Transition to In-Person Teaching and Learning for STEM

Return to Campus Debrief: Reflections on the Transition to In-Person Teaching and Learning for STEM

Whether you are looking to reflect on the past few months of teaching and learning, or you are starting to plan for summer and fall courses, we invite you to join us in debriefing some of the key lessons learned from the whirlwind Winter 2022 semester. The Teaching Commons, the Lassonde School of Engineering, the […]

Imagining the Normal in Post-Pandemic Times: Critical Socio-Legal Perspectives

Imagining the Normal in Post-Pandemic Times: Critical Socio-Legal Perspectives

The Socio-Legal Studies program in collaboration with the Socio-Legal Studies Graduate Student Association at York University invites you to join us for the 2022 SLST Symposium on the theme of “Imagining the Normal in Post-Pandemic Times: Critical Socio-Legal Perspectives.”  The symposium will be held virtually via zoom on Thursday, April 28, 2022 via zoom. Full event […]

Reconceptualizing Bandung: Non-Alignment and Third Worldism Today

Reconceptualizing Bandung: Non-Alignment and Third Worldism Today

Reconceptualizing Bandung: Non-Alignment and Third Worldism Today 2021–22 York Global South Forum Tuesday, April 5, 2022 | noon to 2 p.m. EST Global South Forum reconceptualizes the meaning of 1955 Asian-African Congress to address contemporary challenges  The topic of York’s Global South Forum, to be hosted virtually on Tuesday, April 5 discusses the significance of […]

People Forced to Flee: History, Change and Challenge

People Forced to Flee: History, Change and Challenge

People Forced to Flee: History, Change and Challenge is produced by UNHCR, the United Nations agency charged with safeguarding the rights and well-being of refugees, other forcibly displaced people and stateless persons around the globe. The book: • Traces the history of asylum from ancient period to modern times • Describes how the 1951 Convention […]

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | Rough seas: Working conditions in the fishing industry and the impact on sustainability

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | Rough seas: Working conditions in the fishing industry and the impact on sustainability

Peter Vandergeest, Professor Emeritus& Senior Scholar, Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change Do Canadians have a role or obligation to act with respect to working conditions for the seafarers who catch the seafood we consume? Industrial fisheries provide much of the seafood that enters into global seafood supply chains, such as the ubiquitous canned or […]

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | Small town, short work week: Evaluating the effects of a compressed work week pilot in Zorra, Ontario, Canada

Scholar’s Hub @ Home | Small town, short work week: Evaluating the effects of a compressed work week pilot in Zorra, Ontario, Canada

Zachary Spicer, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration On September 1, 2020, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the township of Zorra, Ontario, Canada began a compressed work week pilot project designed to add flexibility for the municipal. This presentation provides information on the program’s design and implementation and reports on the […]

PATCH UP! A workshop on synthetic sound and modular thought

PATCH UP! A workshop on synthetic sound and modular thought

Patch Up! is a workshop on modular synthesis hosted by York University and the Responsive Ecologies Lab at Ryerson University that brings together scholars, artists, educators, musical instrument designers and engineers to explore modular synthesis and its impact on music and multimedia arts. Through historical, technical, social, aesthetic, pedagogical, artistic and other perspectives, the workshop […]

Grammar On!!! Meta Matters: Make your Meta Move!

Grammar On!!! Meta Matters: Make your Meta Move!

We often think of grammar as a series of scary rules about “what-not-to-do”, but, in reality, grammar is a tool that you can use to write more effective sentences and increase your range of syntactical choices. Come join Dunja this Thursday at 10:30am in the Writing Centre’s Grammar On! series of workshops. The workshop is […]

(Dis)Content Futures?: The politics of insecurity and inequality in Africa

(Dis)Content Futures?: The politics of insecurity and inequality in Africa

RCPS Global Public Sociology Conversations Series, in Collaboration with Founders College, African Studies, and the Canada Research Chair in Youth and African Urban Futures presents: (Dis)Content Futures?: The politics of insecurity and inequality in Africa on Wednesday, April 6. Panel includes: Chair/Provocateaur: Dr. Pablo Idahosa, Head of Founders College at York University. Yousif Hassan: Scholar, […]