Tag Archives: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

York U disaster management and emergency response expert available for comment on hurricane season during COVID-19

TORONTO, May 22, 2020 – The 2020 hurricane season will have above-average activity levels, according to the Canadian Hurricane Centre. The Environment and Climate Change Canada agency provided the seasonal outlook this morning. “The late May outlook for this year’s hurricane season reminds us that despite our disaster attention span being consumed by COVID-19, like […]

York University to host event honouring winners of Canadian Jewish Literary Awards

TORONTO, October 24, 2019 – Eight outstanding books have been chosen for this year’s Canadian Jewish Literary Awards. Creators of these works will be honoured at a presentation ceremony hosted by York University on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. The free public event will be a venue to meet the winning authors, including Professor Emeritus Michael […]

York University to recognize four leaders with honorary degrees during Fall Convocation

TORONTO, October 15, 2019 – York University will award honorary degrees at Fall Convocation to four remarkable individuals whose talent and hard work have enriched the arts, business, media, the environment and the field of human rights advocacy. “These four individuals each have found success in very different fields, possess unique gifts and have developed […]

Paying the bills or not? Affordability is key issue in federal election campaign

York University experts available to discuss top election issues TORONTO, October 10, 2019 – Money worries and economic pessimism are on the minds of Canadian voters who have made this a dominant theme of the federal election campaign. York University experts are available to discuss the election campaign’s key issue of affordability and economic insecurity, […]

Are “fun” slogan T-shirts for tween girls limiting their emotions?

York University professor to discuss pressures on girls to show happiness TORONTO, June 5, 2019 – While some admire tween girls wearing T-shirts emblazoned with slogans like “Hey you! Smile” and “When in Doubt, Laugh,” others suggest the T-shirts exemplify the pressure on young girls to limit their real feelings. Natalie Coulter, assistant professor in York […]

National Indigenous History Month: Law and justice experts available

Experts to discuss missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry and Aboriginal rights TORONTO, June 3, 2019 – National Indigenous History Month in June is a time to recognize not only the historic contributions of Indigenous peoples, but also the strength of present-day Indigenous communities. The following York University Indigenous experts in Indigenous law and justice are […]