Photo of Professor Andrea Davis | 2018-07-19

York University launches new Black Canadian Studies Certificate

  York University’s new Black Canadian Studies Certificate will launch in September for the upcoming 2018-19 academic year through the Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Students enrolled in the certificate will study Black Canada through four humanities and fine arts approaches: cultural studies, history, literature and music. In its […]

Photo of Professor Bernard Lightman | 2018-06-04

2018 Distinguished Research Professorship honours Bernard Lightman

  York University will honour a Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies professor for his outstanding research contributions to the University with a 2018 Distinguished Research Professorship. The title is given to active members of the academy in recognition of their scholarly achievements in research. Bernard Lightman, Department of Humanities, Faculty of Liberal Arts and […]

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CULTURE: An Undergraduate Humanities Journal

Volume 1, Issue 1 Culture is an undergraduate humanities/interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal created by the efforts of the Humanities Student Association, and the Humanities department at York University. We welcome any papers from the humanities disciplines (humanities, philosophy, history, english, gender and sexuality studies, etc.) regarding culture in its many forms. Selected papers will be published […]

FrontRunners film screening and conversation | 2017-07-19

Film screening marks 50th anniversary of Indigenous FrontRunners

  On the evening of Wednesday, July 19 at the Nat Taylor Cinema located on York University’s Keele campus, the 50th anniversary of a pivotal sporting event will be re-visited in the film Nigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners (2007). The event is sponsored by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) at York University. It’s a must-see film for anyone who […]

Prof Ted Goosen on CBC: translating Murakami from Japanese 2017-06-06 | CBC Photo

CBC interviews Prof Goosen on the subtle art of translating Japanese author Murakami

  CBC Radio's Tom Powers interviewed professor Ted Goosen, a professor in Humanities, who has helped translate several of the Japanese works of Haruki Murakami, one of the world's best-known writers, including his recently published story collection, Men Without Women.  In Japan, Murakami fans line up at bookstores when his novels are released. One million copies of his novel 1Q84 […]

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Andrea Davis to be honoured with teaching award at Spring Convocation

  Four exceptional faculty members will be presented with teaching awards during York University’s Spring Convocation ceremonies. The recipients have demonstrated exceptional and innovative teaching methods will be honoured with the annual President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards. Award recipients were selected by the Senate Committee on Awards for their significant contribution to enhancing the quality of learning […]