Celebrate Black History Month!

  From Yfile [read more]: During Black History Month, Canadians celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today. In December 1995, the House of Commons officially recognized February as Black History Month in Canada […]

Sociology faculty receive SSHRC Connections Grants

  Two of five York recipients of a SSHRC Connections Grant are Sociology faculty. Congratulations to Professors Beare and Musto!! [Read more] Dr. Margaret Beare: Revisiting Crimes of the Powerful. This symposium will allow different generations of scholars and students to forge connections within and across disciplinary and national boundaries and deepen the public debate about […]

Improve your critical thinking skills

  Professor Robert Kenedy leads the Critical Thinking Series at McLaughlin College from January to March. Workshops include Academic Critical Thinking, Critical Thinking and Writing, and Critical Thinking and Test-taking Strategies. [Poster]    

Students find Sociology course "life changing"

From YFile, 1 November 2016 [see full article here]: "In his final semester of studies, [Vincenzo] Divito enrolled in an undergraduate sociology course taught by Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Professor Peter Dawson – acourse that left such an impression on him that he wrote to York’s administration. “I really wish I knew […]

"Do you need to see it to believe it?" Prof. Fuyuki Kurasawa on visual proof

Sociology Professor, Fuyuki Kurasawa, Research Chair in Global Digital Citizenship, discusses the issue of public engagement with videos as evidence. Appearing as a guest on CBC's Ontario Today on August 23, 2016, along with Kevin Donovan, from The Star, here is the podcast recording of the full episode: Read more of Dr. Kurasawa's media […]

Courses Extended to Non-Sociology Students (FW16/17)

                               FW 16/17 Course Announcement:  Courses open to NON-SOCI majors Introduction to Sociology (SOCI 1010): The following course is open to SOCI majors in Study Level 01 or 02 or 03 or 04 including limited spaces for NON-SOCI students in Study Level 01 or 02 (*excluding BHRM students). FW16/17 AP/SOCI 1010 6.0 sections A, B, […]