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The Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture is a unique partnership. Together, York and Ryerson offer a critical mass of faculty needed to advance the study of communication and culture. Drawn from a number of disciplines, the distinguished faculty collectively represent a breadth of perspectives and professional experience in communications, the social sciences, humanities, media, and fine arts. Please visit About Us to learn more about our partnership and expertise.

Upcoming Events

Plotting and Programming in Python for Non-Coders

This workshop is an introduction to programming in Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. Using data from theGapminderFoundation, you will learn the basics of working with the flexible and powerfulPython programming language. Material will cover basic programming concepts, loading and working with data, and using libraries to create graphs and charts.

When: 10:00am - 2:00pm EST, Monday, October 4, 2021;
10:00am - 2:00pm EST, Wednesday, October 6, 2021;
10:00am - 2:00pm EST, Thursday, October 7, 2021


Data Discovery in the Academy: Advanced Strategies for Finding and Evaluating Data for your Research

The practical workshop will explore advanced strategies for locating and evaluating published data sets for research in the social sciences. A review of how commonly requested social science data sets are produced and licensed will also be provided along with an introduction to open research data. When: 11:00am - 12:00pm EST, Wednesday, October 6, 2021


Comcult Important Dates

Deadline to submit a SSHRC doctoral application through York University is Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

Submit your MA proposal and Supervisory Committee by September 30, 2021

FGS Deadlines

Fall 2021 - Winter 2022 Course Timetable:

Course Schedule (York & Ryerson) viewable .pdf