New book celebrates the work of Professors Alan Blum and Peter McHugh From Yfile posted 8 June 2016. The Reflexive Initiative: On the Grounds and Prospects of Analytic Theorizing (Routledge, 2016) is a new book edited by Stanley Raffel and Barry Sandywell as part of the Routledge Advances in Sociology Series. The essays collected in […]
Sociology students take it home!!! Congratulations to Ghazal Haidary, SUSA President 2015-16 and LA&PS student leader. She was one of five York-wide undergraduate students awarded the Robert Tiffin Student Leadership Award, which is given to students whose leadership has contributed to the growth, development and vitality of York University. The candidates for this award exhibit […]
"So we've always used bathrooms to enforce social boundaries." Read Associate Professor Sheila Cavanagh's interview in the New Yorker on public restrooms, civil rights, and bathroom utopias. Her work explored the effect of gendered bathrooms on people who are transgendered or gender-variant. [Read more]
Associate Professor Guida Man was interviewed by The Star on the stigmatization of unmarried women in their late 20s in China. Professor Man refers to sheng nu or 'leftover women' as "a derogatory label that is institutionally constructed" and "state-sponsored". Read the full article here.
Read the blog posted by LA&PS Teaching Assistant Vivian Stamatopoulos who has previously won the President's University-Wide Teaching Award.
New Faculty A warm welcome to Associate Professor Christopher Kyriakides who holds a Canada Research Chair in Socially Engaged Research in Race and Racialization. Dr. Kyriakides' “Racialized Reception Contexts” research program focuses on configurations of racialization in relation to the meaning of East/West, South/North, and the articulations of racism and nationalism in the reception of […]
Date: November 12, 2015, Thursday 1-3 pm Location: 626 Kaneff Tower Speakers: Reem Al-haj, WUSC (World University Service of Canada) Student Secil Ertorer, Assistant Professor, Sociology & Centre for Refugee Studies Ban Kattan, M.A. Development Studies & Centre for Refugee Studies Mat Nash, Journalist, The Daily Start, Lebanon Ghuna Bdiwi, Ph.D. Candidate, Osgoode Hall Law […]
York University Sociologists and Friends are raising funds for the sponsorship of Syrian refugees to live in Canada. We have raised over $30,000 so far and we welcome your donation of any amount. Please join us in supporting refugees.
The Global Labour Research Centre (GLRC) engages in the study of work, employment and labour in the context of a constantly changing global economy. The Centre is co-directed by Professors Stephanie Ross (Associate Professor, Department of Social Science) and Mark Thomas (Associate Professor, Department of Sociology). You can find out more about the GLRC, including […]
Associate Professor Fuyuki Kurasawa is an inaugural Tier 2 York Research Chair in Global Digital Citizenship. His research will examine how the rise of digital culture is enabling laypeople and experts to collaborate in tackling some of the world's most pressing problems. Kurasawa will also examine how new technologies are reshaping practices of creation, evaluation, […]