The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) welcomed Professor Abidin Kusno (Faculty of Environmental Studies) as the centre’s new director on July 1. York Professor Abidin Kusno Kusno is the centre’s fourth director, and will inherit an active portfolio of research initiatives and activities related to Asia and Asian diasporas at York. “I am looking […]
A clock ticks away in the background while you’re absorbed in a book. When you shift your attention to the clock, does its ticking seem to get louder? Philosophers and psychologists have debated the answer since the late 19th century when William James and Gustav Fechner staked out opposing positions. Now a philosopher-psychologist duo from […]
In July 2017, York University's Centre for Feminist Research released a policy brief on human trafficking. Challenging Trafficking in Canada, edited by CFR Research Associate and Professor in Social Science Kamala Kempadoo and PhD candidate in Anthropology Nicole McFadyen, with assistance from Phillip Pilon, Andrea Sterling and Alex Mackenzie, and research contributions by York graduate […]
The Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA) program at York University is hosting two major events this month: a summer school, running from June 5 to 9 ̶ a joint venture with the Centre for Vision Research (CVR); and an international CVR/VISTA conference from June 13 to 16. These are the first events that are being […]
SHADD Project led by Historian Paul Lovejoy provides rare glimpse into lives of those in the slave trade across four continents from 17th to 19th centuries.