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ComCult Virtual Town Hall Meeting (COVID19 plans)

  In an effort to keep everyone in our community informed and safe during the global COVID-19 outbreak, we will host a town hall to answer questions and address concerns. Date Thursday, March 26, 2020  Time Time 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM  Location Zoom meeting Open To ComCult Students Website https://ryerson.zoom.us/j/824239843      

Ioan Davies Award: Submission Deadline: 16 March 2020

M.A. and Ph.D. students in the Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture at York University are invited to apply for the Ioan Davies Award. This award recognizes excellence in student scholarly and/or creative research. It is given annually to an outstanding student registered in the Graduate Program in Communication & Culture at York, who […]

Terri Chu

For Communication & Culture PhD student Terri Chu, the Coronavirus outbreak has made her reflect on the SARS epidemic (2002-2003), and how racism and discrimination negatively affected local businesses. “The racism that sprung up - people avoiding Chinese businesses; not wanting to sit next to us on public transit - all of a sudden you […]

Future Communications Conference | Open House

The Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture invites you to participate in Future Communications, a one-day symposium and Open House for current and prospective graduate students. The theme “Future Communications” can be interpreted broadly to include investigations of all aspects of culture, media, politics, policy, technology, and creative practice. Keynote Speaker: Mark Hayward “Platform […]

Call for Nominations for the Mary McEwan Memorial Award

Named in honour of Dr. Mary McEwan, a feminist psychiatrist, this annual award of $1,000.00 will be awarded to one PhD dissertation produced in 2018-19 at York University in the area of feminist scholarship. An Awards Committee of faculty affiliated with the Centre will choose the winners. If you have dissertations that were recommended for […]

Saving Rabbit

Professor Manfred Becker, a professor at York University and graduate of the Communication & Culture program, has a new documentary for CBC Docs POV. Saving Rabbit is a film that chronicles the story of Peter, aka "Rabbit," a Toronto fentanyl user seeking recovery. Red Button, the CBC short documentary series, first introduced viewers to Rabbit two years ago […]

The Conversation on Global Climate Action

Postdoctoral Fellow Tyrone Hall recently wrote an article for the media outlet The Conversation where he spoke on why Canada should lead global climate action. Hall points out that Canada’s commitment to combat climate change can improve by aligning with the Paris Agreement, championing the UNFCCC Process, and leading the GCF replenishment. Acting as adviser […]