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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

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January 21, 2015

Performing gender, place and emotion in music

York music Professor Louise Wrazen is the co-editor and contributor to the first book-length study of gender, place and emotion in music performance from a cross-cultural perspective Read more


December 09, 2014

Seeing literature: Visual Art prof launches artist's book on David Foster Wallace novel

Hailed as a "sensual experience" of language, print media Professor Barbara Balfour's latest work, the artist's book "The Inkiest Black", presents a visual and visceral response to American author David... Read more


November 20, 2014

Cinema & Media Studies graduate conference ‘Imagines Crisis”

Contemporary concerns such as climate change, political turmoil and technological transformation present immense challenges to the imagination. The graduate conference "Imagining Crisis" brings together... Read more


November 19, 2014

Guest lecturer Asato Ikeda discusses WWII Japanese art history

An upcoming talk on Japanese wartime art history by Asato Ikeda will offer a rare opportunity to learn about contemporary studies in Japanese art history. Read more


November 12, 2014

York Filmmakers highlight Tehran/Toronto connection

A vigorous cultural and political dialectic is flourishing between Tehran and Toronto, with films made here that speak passionately to complexities there. Four York film alumni and graduate students... Read more