POSTPONED | DEI: The Good, The Bad and the Performative

Room 152, Assembly Hall, Fouders College, York University

This event has been postponed Registration is required The School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies invites you to join our Annual Lecture event featuring a roundtable on the possibilities and limitations of institutionalized Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives. The roundtable will explore various fields such as higher education, broadcasting, news organizations and politics and […]

NEW DATE | The New Global Universities: Reinventing Education in the 21st Century

Room 519, Fifth Floor, Kaneff Tower and virtually via Zoom

Wednesday, 06 March 2024 | 15:30 to 17:00 EST | Virtual via Zoom With Noah Pickus, Associate Provost, Duke University; Dean for Academic Strategy and Learning Innovation, Duke Kunshan University This talk chronicles the origins, launch, and impact of eight innovative colleges and universities in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and North America, describing the […]

POSTPONED | China Studies Group Launch

Common Area, Eighth Floor, Kaneff Tower, Keele Campus, York University

The launch of the China Studies Group at YCAR has been postponed. The new date will be shared soon. This research group, similar to many other established groups at the YCAR is meant to provide a platform for York colleagues with a broad interest in China Studies to share their research interests and outcomes, exchange […]

Punitive Precarity and Lucrative Death: Legal Violence and its Production of a new Underclass in the Neoliberal State

Friday, 12 April 2024 | 14:00 to 17:00 EDT With Heewon Kim, Arizona State University A variety of mutations of neoliberal, capitalist politics have been investigated across different parts of the globe, including many Asian countries. Particularly in South Korea, the market-state nexus has developed a distinctive form of legal violence for the past two […]

CANCELLED | Identity, Intercultural Learning, and Undergraduate Music Programs in Hong Kong

Room 2101, 2nd Floor, Vari Hall, Keele Campus, York University and virtually viz Zoom

Please note that this event has been cancelled. Thank you for your understanding. Thursday, 14 March 2024 | 13:00 to 14:30 EST | Room 2101, Vari Hall, York University and virtually via Zoom With Derrick Tu, York University Dr Tu will explore how music can be used for intercultural learning in undergraduate music education by […]

Privileges and Social Justice: The COVID 19 Art Project

Virtually via Zoom

Tuesday, 19 March 2024 | 11:30 to 13:30 EST | Virtually via Zoom With Koral Dasgupta, Author and founder of Koral has published an eclectic range of books from academic nonfiction to relationship dramas. Her books are discussed from the context of gender studies, art, myth and ecocritical literature. Other than India, Koral’s books are shelved in the […]

CANCELLED | From Migrant Settlement to Mobility Justice: Reflections on Teaching/Learning about Migration in a Settler Colonial Setting

Room 305, Third Floor, York Lanes, Keele Campus, York Unversity

Please note that this event has been cancelled. Thank you for your understanding. Thursday, 21 March 2024 | Noon to 14:00 EST | Room 305, Third Floor, York Lanes | In person With Soma Chatterjee, School of Social Work, York University In this talk, I want to share my experience of teaching migration electives in […]

Arthur de Carle Sowerby in Republican-era Shanghai: Bridging the Global and the Local via Evolutionism, 1922–1954

Thursday, 21 March 2024 | 14:30 to 16:00 EDT | Location TBC With Christine Y. L. Luk, Tsinghua University Born in China to a British missionary, Arthur de Carle Sowerby (1885–1954) began his career as an explorer, hunter and naturalist in Manchuria. But after exploring northern China while collecting specimens for the Smithsonian Institution, his […]

Simulcast Screening & Discussion with Bophana Institute Indigenous Film Filmmakers

Room 280A, Second Floor, York Lanes | Keele campus, York University

Tuesday, 09 April 2024 | 18:00 EDT | Room 280A, Second Floor, York Lanes, Keele Campus | York University YCAR is pleased to co-present the second GETSEA Simulcast Screening & Discussion on 09 April 2024. This is an in-person event and presented in conjunction with the International Decade of Indigenous Languages and the Bophana Institute. […]

YCAR Annual General Meeting 2024

Room 519, Fifth Floor, Kaneff Tower and virtually via Zoom

Thursday, 25 April 2024 | 10:00 to Noon EDT | Room 519, Fifth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University & virtually via Zoom YCAR invites its Associates to its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 25 April 2024 from 10:00 to Noon EDT in Room 519, Fifth Floor, Kaneff Tower. This is a hybrid event. Virtual participants […]