This article originally appeared in YFile Christopher Innes From Sept. 26 to 28, Founders College is hosting an event series titled “Calypso, Carnival, Steel Band: Expressive Cultures of the Caribbean Diaspora” in honour of the late York University Professor Christopher Innes, whose contributions to the study of carnival have been inspirational to the event organizers […]
Congratulations Dr. Nathaniel Weiner for defending his dissertation The Not-So-Secret Vice: Menswear, Masculinity & Consumption in Six Online Communities.
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 […]
Alejandro Mayoral Baños, a PhD candidate in the Communication & Culture program, and executive director of the Indigenous Friends Association, recently received funding from the Government of Canada under the Canada Service Corps program for an initiative that connects and supports Indigenous youth. The announcement was made on Aug. 1 at the Skennen’kó:wa Gamig (the […]
The joint graduate program in Communication and Culture is an extraordinary partnership between Ryerson University and York University. Combining York's tradition of innovative, interdisciplinary graduate programs with Ryerson's record of applied education - the program is ground-breaking and progressive. Launching in 1999, the curriculum has become increasingly rich over its twenty-year history. The program supports […]
Congratulations to Zahra Nader on her Ioan Davies Award! This award is given annually to an outstanding student in the Graduate Programme in Communication and Culture who is registered at York, in financial need and has demonstrated an interest in the topics reflected in the work of Ioan Davies: aesthetics; critical cultural theory; culture in […]
Big congratulations to Dr. Giovanni Salas, who successfully defending his PhD dissertation - Reclaiming Craftsmanship!
Congratulations to Dr. Tyrone Hall on successfully defending his dissertation, Global Narratives & the Vulnerable Frontiers: A Critical Assessment of Global Climate Change Communication Processes & Traditional Retentions.
PhD candidate Jason Wang was recently featured in the Winter 2019 edition of The York University Magazine. The article describes Jason's research (and what he is writing his PhD on) - on the concept of the flânerie, "the French noun meaning to cruise through a city as a browsing spectator of the theatre of modern […]
Professor, scholar and author, Elizabeth Wissinger, presented Glamour Labour in the Post-Digital Age for the Ioan Davies Memorial Lecture. During the lecture, Wissinger explained how "glamour labor" is a new beauty standard that is unattainable.