Hopefully everyone had a smooth and easy first week at York! Here are some upcoming events that history students may be interested in:
YCAR (York Center for Asian Research) Welcome Back Meet and Greet 2016 | Wednesday, September 21
Kaneff Tower 8th Floor Common Area
“The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) warmly invites all York students and faculty interested in Asia/Asian Diaspora Studies to join us for our annual welcome back event. This will be an opportunity to meet with members of our research community and learn more about what is happening at YCAR.”
CERLAC (Center for Research in Latin America and the Caribbean) Graduate Student Orientation Session – Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Kaneff Tower Room 901
3:00 – 5:00
“All are welcome!
CERLAC offers graduate students many opportunities and resources, among them: A Diploma Program, essay and award prizes, seminars, workshops, graduate research conferences, membership status, workspace and social and cultural activities.
Come and learn more about the centre, meet graduate students with similar interests, and learn how you can become involved.”
Next TFAC Meeting – September 26th,
12pm – 2pm, 143 Atkinson (Union Office)
“At this meeting, we will be electing an elections officer to oversee the filling of the TFAC Co-chair 2 by-election. We will also be continuing our discussions on how to proceed with crafting local-specific survivor-centric sexual assault policies, as per the recently passed CUPE Ontario resolution. Please join us!
All trans, woman identified, gender queer and gender variant CUPE 3903 members are members of TFAC and are welcome to join our meetings.”
Avie Bennett Historica Canada Conference, Dinner and Public Lecture
“You are invited to attend the York University History department’s annual Avie Bennett Public Lecture and dinner on September, September 29, 2016.
This year’s guest speaker Murray Sinclair is the former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The title of his talk is “Indigeneity, the World, and Canada”.
Prior to the public lecture, you and your guest(s) will be provided dinner at the Schulich Executive Dining Room at our Keele Campus (map). Please arrive for dinner by 5:00 p.m. as the public lecture will follow promptly at 7:15 p.m.
We would also like to invite you to the 2016 Avie Bennett Historica Canada Conference, September 29-30th, entitled Globalizing Confederation: How Governments, Nations and Communities Around the World Viewed the Emergence of Canada in 1867/La Confédération dans une perspective planétaire: perception de l’émergence du Canada en 1867 par les gouvernements, les peuples et les collectivités du monde entire. The conference will take place at the Archives of Ontario, 134 Ian MacDonald Blvd, on the York University Campus.
Click here for the full program.
***Please note that seating is limited for both of these events.***
York University History department’s annual public history conference (Approaching Public History in a Globalized Toronto)
Archives of Ontario, 134 Ian MacDonald Blvd.
“You are warmly invited to attend the York University History department’s annual public history conference sponsored by the Avie Bennett Chair in Canadian History. This half-day conference will follow immediately after the completion of the annual Avie Bennett conference. Participants are invited to stay for lunch and two afternoon sessions on Friday September 30th. Please RSVP here by September 15.“