News & Events




May 14, 2015

Theatre prof's interactive installation opens in Toronto following Venice Biennale premiere

Poetry, singing, sculpture, movement and installation art come together in Erika Batdorf's latest production, an interactive, bio-sensory performance work created for the Venice Biennale in collaboration... Read more


April 16, 2015

Digital Media Exhibition showcases interactive innovation

From a “smart” umbrella that glows brighter in heavy rain, to a video game designed to teach the user about interpersonal relationships, the student works showcased in this year’s Digital Media... Read more

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April 14, 2015

York student filmmakers in $1 million Cinecoup competition

Three York University undergrads are competing against 120 other teams of indie filmmakers for the chance to win up to $1 million in production financing plus theatrical release for their horror movie,... Read more

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April 14, 2015

Spaces of Learning design conference brings top professional association to Canada

York University’s Department of Design is making history with Spaces of Learning, the first AIGA Design Educators conference to be held outside the USA. Read more


April 13, 2015

Move on Up symposium gets deep with pop culture

Canada's first PoP Moves event, organized by Dance Professor Mary Fogarty, brings emerging and established performance scholars together to share their research into the politics, gender and legitimation... Read more

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March 11, 2015

Law and the Curated Body

Law and the Curated Body will bring together leading scholars, professionals and practitioners to share ideas that consider the relationship between the body and normative and epistemological frameworks.... Read more

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February 13, 2015

York University's Faculty of Fine Arts is renamed School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

York University's Faculty of Fine Arts is AMPD! Students, staff, faculty members and guests celebrated the renaming of the Faculty as the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design at a launch event on... Read more


February 06, 2015

York Dance Ensemble showcases interdisciplinary creative collaboration

The York Dance Ensemble is the lively young repertory company of York's Department of Dance, featuring rising young artists on the brink of their professional careers. Now in its 27th year, the YDE... Read more


February 05, 2015

Bassist Dave Holland to be jazz artist-in-residence at York University

Renowned bassist and composer Dave Holland will be jazz artist-in-residence in York University’s Department of Music February 23-26. During his residency, Holland will deliver masterclasses on jazz... Read more


January 28, 2015

York film grads pool talent and production skills to launch YEAR: Zombie Apocalypse web series

A group of York University film graduates are pooling their talent and production skills to launch the web series YEAR: The Zombie Apocalypse.. Read more