Calendar

9:00 am
Lead Project: Sue Winton With “Life in the University: Past, Present and Future” as an organizing theme, we are planning a series of events in recognition of Canada 150. The events address the Government of[...]
9:00 am
Project Lead: Sean Kheraj “What Did Confederation Accomplish? Historical Perspectives on 150 Years of Canada” is a documentary video series that explores the achievements and consequences of Confederation over the past 150 years from multiple[...]
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Project Lead: Christopher Lortie Open science is common in Canada. York University is already an established leader in this domain including R code, data, teaching, and inclusivity. A series of monthly podcasts culminating in a[...]
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – May 12 @ 7:00 pm
1:00 pm
Project Leads: Noel Sturgeon Event date/location: May 11, 2017, 1-6pm, Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan Theatre, York University Keele Campus Event date/location: May 12, 2017, 8am-7pm, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University Keele Campus Website[...]
9:00 am
Project Lead: Eva Karpinski To be held on May 15-17, 2017 at the Centre for Feminist Research as part of Canada@150, “Lives Outside the Lines: Gender and Genre in the Americas” is an international conference[...]
9:30 am
Project Leads: Leslie Sanders and Philip Kelly Event date/time: April 24, 9:30 am to 11:30 am Event location: Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building – Main Floor, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto Website[...]
10:00 am
Project Lead: Marlis Schweitzer Event date/time: Thursday, May 18 - Friday May 26 (this is a closed workshop) Event location: Accolade East 207 and 209 Led by UK-based creative researchers Dani Phillipson and Helen Gilbert,[...]
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – May 20 @ 4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Project Leads: Brandon Vickerd Event date/time: May 18-20, 2017 Event location: Multiple locations, please see event website for details Public Art: New Ways of Thinking and Working symposium will be hosted by the Department of[...]
9:30 am
Project Leads: Leslie Sanders and Philip Kelly Event date/time: April 24, 9:30 am to 11:30 am Event location: Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building – Main Floor, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto Website[...]
May 23 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
8:30 am
Project Lead: Solange Belluz Event date/time: May 23 Event location: Glendon Campus, 2275 Bayview Ave, North York, ON, M4N 3M6 Website In collaboration with Ontario’s French-Language school boards, Glendon Campus will organize the “French Language[...]
9:00 am
Project Leads: Leesa Fawcett & Anna Zalik In Canada and globally, contests over access to marine resources are intensifying. States, firms, diverse user groups and conservation agencies are scrambling to claim resources in an environmentally,[...]
9:00 am
Project Lead: Stacy Allison-Cassin Event date/time: Thursday, May 25 Event location: University of Toronto Wikipedia is an information “first stop” for many Canadians, yet Canadian content is relatively underrepresented. This is especially problematic when looking[...]
9:30 am
Project Leads: Leslie Sanders and Philip Kelly Event date/time: April 24, 9:30 am to 11:30 am Event location: Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building – Main Floor, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto Website[...]
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm
2:00 pm
Project Lead: Marcel Martel Event date/time: June 9-11, 2017 Event location: York University - 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Website 2017 is the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation. To mark this important event,[...]
Jun 10 @ 11:45 am – 7:45 pm
11:45 am
Project Lead: Colin Coates Event A: Saturday, June 10, Provincial History Fair (Founders College, Assembly Hall), 11:45am Event B: Friday, October 13, 150 Ideas that Shaped Canada Conference (Schulich Building, Executive Learning Centre), 5:00pm Website[...]
9:00 am
Project Leads: Xueqing Xu & Jessica Tsui-Yan Li Highlighting York University’s expertise in the fields of Asian research and Canadian studies, “Retrospect and Prospect: Symposium on Chinese Canadian Literature and Media” (July 20-21, 2017) will[...]
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 23 @ 4:30 pm
6:00 pm
Project Lead: Andrea Davis Event date/time/location: November 10, 2017: Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Austin Clarke, 6 - 9pm, Daniels Spectrum, Regent Park November 11, 2017: Remembering Austin Clarke—Canadian Literature post-1960, 9am -[...]
9:00 am
Project Leads: Donald Ipperciel & Francis Garon Event date/time: September 29 - 30 Event location: Glendon Campus In the context of the 150th anniversary of Canada, Glendon will organize a conference that will bring together[...]
Sep 1 @ 1:23 pm – Dec 30 @ 2:23 pm
1:23 pm
Event date/time: September - December 2017 Event location: York University, HNES Building Conceived by Toronto artist and activist Farrah-Marie Miranda, Speaking Fruit is a mobile, roadside fruit stand and design studio that feeds the movement[...]
9:00 am
Project Leads: Philip Monk & Emelie Chhangur Migrating the Margins: Uploading the Toronto of Tomorrow is a hybrid exhibition-conference examining the future look of the city as imagined by artists of immigrant families who grew[...]
1:25 pm
Event date/time: September 15 - December 3, 2017 Event location: A montage of text, found images, and narrative taken from a discarded social science textbook entitled The People We Are: Canada’s Multicultural Society (Gage, 1980),[...]
1:26 pm
Event date/time: September 16 - 17, 2017 Event location: AGYU plays host to an Ambulatory Symposium of workshops, screenings, discussion, and performances. Activating the far corners of Keele campus, participants explore the histories and environment[...]
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Event date/time: September 17, 2017, 1pm Event location: Can walking be political? This discursive walking salon is focused on walking side-by-side with Indigenous, 2-spirit, and trans lives. As an act of Indigenous sovereignty (land, culture,[...]
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Project Lead: Ian Garrett Event date/time: October 1 - November 18 Climate Change Theatre Action 2017 is a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United[...]
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Project Lead: Colin Coates Event A: Saturday, June 10, Provincial History Fair (Founders College, Assembly Hall), 11:45am Event B: Friday, October 13, 150 Ideas that Shaped Canada Conference (Schulich Building, Executive Learning Centre), 5:00pm Website[...]
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Project Leads: Christopher Lortie & Sapna Sharna Website
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Event date/time: October 20, 2017, 2pm Event location: York University On the Edge of Curating: Toward new practices afield is a panel about curating that asks: How is “being on the edge” off-centred curating? Presented[...]
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 24 @ 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Project Lead: David Koffman Event date/time/location: Sunday, October 22, 5-9pm - CJS lounge, 7th floor of the Kaneff Tower Event date/time/location: Monday, October 23, 2017, all day - Kaneff Tower, room 519 Canada might be[...]
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Project Lead: Eve Haque and Amar Wahab Event date/time: October 23, 2-4pm Location: 280N York Lanes, York University Keele Campus This project proposes a day-long event which will invite academic and community experts together for[...]
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 28 @ 1:30 pm
7:30 pm
Project Lead: Patrick Alcedo Location: Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building, Keele Campus, York University October 26 - 7:30pm October 27 - 7:30pm October 28 - 1:30pm Luzviminda: the Philippines Dances for[...]