Tag Archives: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Symposium will link arms together for rights of indigenous people

Former students of residential schools for aboriginal people, members of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and representatives of the United Nations and human rights organizations will all converge at York University for a symposium aptly titled Linking Arms Together, to join hands in upholding aboriginal rights, Friday. Linking Arms Together, a public symposium, will take […]

Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies launches new lecture series

The Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies is launching a new series of Annual Robarts Lectures by distinguished Canadianists at York. Professor Bettina Bradbury of history and women’s studies at Glendon and the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies will speak on Twists, Turning Points and Tall Shoulders: Studying Canada and Feminist Histories Wednesday, Oct. […]

The University recruits a new Canada Research Chair and gains a renewed Canada Research Chair

York University welcomes the appointment of Christian Haas as its new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Arctic Sea Ice Geophysics and the renewal of a CRC in the History of Modern China for Joshua Fogel. As Tier 1 CRCs, Haas and Fogel will each receive $1.4 million over seven years. The CRC is part of […]

CanLit's rising stars come to York

If you love meeting talented writers, like to listen to some of CanLit's rising stars read from their books, or just want to be a part of a dynamic and popular discussion of literature, be sure to attend the 13th edition of Canadian Writers in Person Lecture series, which debuts Tuesday at 7pm at 206 Accolade West Building on the Keele campus. "The series […]

Collaboration helps students develop information literacy skills

"Generation Y" has been dubbed the most tech-savvy generation on record, but despite being submersed in Internet and web-based culture from an early age, researchers from the Ethnographic Research in Illinois Academic Libraries (ERIAL) project suggest that many GenY students have yet to develop adequate information literacy skills. York University Libraries (YUL) is collaborating with […]