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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

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November 05, 2014

Al Henderson Quintet headlines Faculty Concert Series

Jazz bassist, composer, arranger, Juno nominee and York music Professor Al Henderson leads an ensemble of colleagues and friends in a signature performance as part of the Faculty Concert Series on Nov.... Read more


October 17, 2014

Top York U student films hit the silver screen at CineSiege

CineSiege, the annual juried showcase of York University’s Department of Film, presents a collection of shorts — riveting fiction, cutting-edge alternative works and provocative documentaries —... Read more


October 17, 2014

Violinist Jacques Israelievitch and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico launch the 2014-2015 Faculty Concert Series

Renowned Canadian virtuosi, violinist Jacques Israelievitch and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico, are teaming up to launch the Department of Music’s 2014-15 Faculty Concert Series on Oct. 23 with a... Read more


October 14, 2014

York musicology graduate student presents Canadian premiere of Dvorak’s opera “Jakobin”

Musicology student John Holland presents the Canadian premiere of Antonin Dvorak’s opera "Jakobin". Read more


September 04, 2014

York talent abounds at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Feature productions and shorts by York University film alumni are among the 300+ films from over 60 countries lighting up the silver screens at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Read more