On May 22nd and 23rd, York University hosted a symposium entitled The Famine Irish and Forced Migration: An Early Canadian Refugee Crisis at the Archives of Ontario on the Keele campus. The symposium featured speakers from Canada, Ireland and the United States, as well as workshops and events held at York and at other locations […]
Geography Professor Philip Kelly's transformative research creates a path to a Filipino-Canadian curriculum in Ontario classrooms. News of this initiative developed in partnership by York University and the Toronto Catholic District School Board, can also be heard at CBC's Metro Morning. Front row, from left, Professor […]
The annual Storytellers contest challenges postsecondary students from across the country to demonstrate—in three minutes or 300 words—how SSHRC-funded research is making a difference in the lives of Canadians. The top entries this year addressed a range of important issues and highlight how knowledge about the social sciences and humanities helps Canadians understand and improve […]
For over 500 years, Irish men, women, and children have crossed the Atlantic to Canada. Yet never during that time had people arrived in such great distress as those immigrants and refugees fleeing the Great Irish Potato Famine in 1847. During the famine period (1845-1851), a million or more died and a further million […]
LA&PS Prof. Bill Mahaney's research featured in new PBS show Secrets of the Dead: Hannibal in the Alps that airs April 10 on PBS Hannibal in the Alps
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Prof. Joseph Mensah (left) and Christopher J. Williams (right) Professor Joseph Mensah co-writes new book "Boomerang Ethics - How Racism Affects Us All" with Christopher J. Williams. Read the YFile article here. Further details regarding the book launch can be found here or on the event page.