York Sociology Founder, Professor Anthony Richmond, Remembered

From Yfile's, Passings: Professor Emeritus Anthony Richmond remembered for notable contributions to York U, on 19 April 2017: Anthony (Tony) Richmond, professor emeritus at York University and one of the founders of York’s Department of Sociology, died on March 28 at the age of 91. After a short spell at the Bristol College of Advanced […]

Annual Lecture in Sociology, March 21: Dr. Saskia Sassen

  The Department  of Sociology welcomes Dr. Saskia Sassen on 21 March 2017, from 5-7pm, in RN940. [Event details] Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and co-chairs the Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University. Her recent books are Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages (Princeton University Press 2008), A […]

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]