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

Nicole beno-design-as-play-

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

Gender place and emotion

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


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


June 04, 2014

York professor’s documentary charts the struggle to decriminalize homosexuality in India

Nancy Nicol’s latest documentary, "No Easy Walk to Freedom", charts the struggle to decriminalize homosexuality in contemporary India. It premiered June 1 at Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival. Read more

Joysanne Sidimus

May 12, 2014

Selma Odom Lecture by Joysanne Sidimus spotlights legendary choreographer George Balanchine

Renowned dance artist and educator Joysanne Sidimus presents a free public talk on the George Balanchine Trust and Foundation as the featured speaker for the 2014 Selma Odom Lecture. Read more


May 08, 2014

Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts focuses on sonic art

Sound has definitely arrived in the arts, particularly in sound art and sound studies, but is it a destination? That’s the key question that will be explored during Sonic Practices in X Actions at the... Read more