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Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Populism, legality and the politics of diversity in Canada

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Populism, legality and the politics of diversity in Canada

Emily Laxer, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Glendon College  Populism has become a key buzzword in world politics recently. From the U.S.’s Donald Trump, to the U.K.’s Brexit, to India’s Narendra Modi, right-wing populist movements are transforming politics in several political systems. Among the troubling elements of this populist surge is its association with nativist […]

York Circle @ Home | Francophone in Canada: Negotiating minority and majority rights

York Circle @ Home | Francophone in Canada: Negotiating minority and majority rights

Hosted by Dr. Rebecca Pillai Riddell, Academic Chair of The York Circle, this virtual lecture series will showcase York’s leading faculty members engaging in lively panel discussions and Q&A sessions on key themes related to this year’s topic: “Oh Canada! The True North Strong and Free?” The series will be held over four sessions throughout […]

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Video gaming for good: Play in the pandemic | Découvrez les bienfaits des jeux vidéo durant la pandémie

Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Video gaming for good: Play in the pandemic | Découvrez les bienfaits des jeux vidéo durant la pandémie

In partnership with Glendon College, York University. Alison Harvey, Assistant Professor, Communications Program, Glendon College While video games have become one of the largest media industries in the world, they continue to suffer from a narrow and often negative public perception, as mindless entertainment at best and addictive at worst. With lockdowns and increased time […]