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Sociology Annual Lecture to explore themes of presencing, resurgence, decolonization and Nishnaabeg thought

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, an independent scholar, artist and Anishnaabe writer is the guest presenter for the 2020 York Sociology Annual Lecture on Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. in Osgoode Hall 1005. Described as “playful, pissed-off and ferociously funny,” Simpson’s work breaks open the intersections between politics, story, and song, bringing audiences into a rich and […]

Sociology Annual Lecture

Department of Sociology Annual Lecture Leanne Betasamosake Simpson February 4, 2020 4:00 - 5:00 pm Osgoode Hall 1005, York University This presentation will explore themes of presencing, resurgence, decolonization and Nishnaabeg thought through creative and intellectual practice. It will include a screening of “Biidaaban”, a short film. Accompanied by a 10,000-year-old shapeshifter and friend known […]

We are delighted to welcome Professor Cary Wu to York Sociology!

Professor Wu received his PhD in Sociology from the University of British Columbia in the spring of 2019. His research on political sociology, population migration, and urban studies has appeared in peer-reviewed journals including *PNAS*, *Social Forces*, *Urban Studies*, *Geoforum*, *International Political Science Review*, and *International Journal of Comparative Sociology*. He has also published opinion […]

Margaret Evelyn BEARE

We are deeply saddened by the passing of our esteemed colleague and friend, Professor Margaret Beare. Her passion for her work, students, family, and hosting holiday gatherings along with her sense of humour will be dearly missed. Margaret Beare Obituary   Passings: Margaret Beare  

Check out SUSA's latest newsletter

Check out SUSA's latest newsletter (PDF) , capping off a great year and looking forward to the next one! We wish you an amazing summer, hopefully with some time to relax and some interesting adventures. From everyone on the SUSA team, thank you for a wonderful year! If you are graduating, we wish you all the best in […]

8th Annual LA&PS Celebration of Student Academic Achievement

Dear Colleagues, I had the pleasure of attending the 8th Annual LA&PS Celebration of Student Academic Achievement yesterday. The Dean's Award for Academic Excellence - Honourable Mention - awarded to domestic students with a grade-point average of at least 8.5 based on a course load of at least 30 credits - went to two of our best and […]

Sociology professors quoted in the media

'It's a war around the truth': Health experts, Facebook and YouTube play catch-up with anti-vaxxers https://www.thestar.com/news/investigations/2019/03/05/nursing-homes-could-get-big-benefit-from-emotion-focused-care-models-says-new-report-commissioned-by-toronto.html Leveraging laundry operations requires providers to take stock of caregiving, cleanliness and capital