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Indigenous Perspectives: Relationships and Responsibilities to Plants

Indigenous Perspectives: Relationships and Responsibilities to Plants

Join us this Earth Day, Friday April 22 at 1 p.m. for an incredible discussion with Joseph Pitawanakwat of Creators Garden hosted by Deborah McGregor over Zoom! Pitawanakwat will be discussing our obligations to the Earth and to the plants, not just for one day, but every day. We have obligations to grow our relationship with plants […]

2022 York University Research Awards Celebration

2022 York University Research Awards Celebration

Research excellence and innovation at York University are flourishing. Our researchers − recognized pioneers in their fields − are deeply committed to advancing innovative research projects across the vast spectrum of disciplines for the social, economic, cultural, environmental and other well-being of society. Each spring, the President and the Vice-President Research & Innovation of York […]

Celebrate Earth Day with York U – hosted by the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

Celebrate Earth Day with York U – hosted by the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

Join us on Thursday, April 21 for a special evening event in honour of Earth Day 2022 and learn how York U’s Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change (EUC) is making positive change for people and the planet. The event will include: A welcome address from EUC’s Dean Alice J. Hovorka, who will share how […]

Provincial Party Leaders’ Debate on Women’s Economic Equality

Provincial Party Leaders’ Debate on Women’s Economic Equality

Tuesday, April 12 is Equal Pay Day, a global event to draw attention to the gender pay gap. To mark Equal Pay Day this year, as co-chairs of the Equal Pay Coalition, Assistant Professor Fay C Faraday and Jan Borowy (Osgoode graduate) have organized a Provincial Party Leaders’ Debate on Women’s Economic Equality moderated by journalist […]

“How to Do Big Science”

“How to Do Big Science”

York Professor Deborah Harris will give a public lecture online as part three in the series hosted by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, “How to Do Big Science.” The lecture is entitled “MINERvA:  I can’t believe we built the whole thing.” The lecture is free. To join the lecture, please visit, https://events.fnal.gov/arts-lecture-series/events/event/how-to-do-big-science-part-3-build-it-virtual-debbie-harris/

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 […]