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New book explores motherhood in academia

Thursday, July 26th, 2012.

What are the specific challenges faced by women in academia? You may be surprised. According to a new book edited by York women’s studies Professor ...

History of Las Nubes captured in stunning photo book

Thursday, July 19th, 2012.

Las Nubes: Conservation in the Cloud Forests of Costa Rica, a new book by two York graduate students, tells the story of the Las Nubes ...

Historian did groundbreaking research on Finnish pioneers

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012.

Shortly before she died last Thursday, Finnish historian and Professor Emerita Varpu Lindström was presented with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal as a tribute ...

Grad student explores life, love, family and politics in debut book

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012.

York PhD Candidate in English Samantha Bernstein (BA ’06, MA ’09), daughter of Canadian poet Irving Layton, explores the complex world of families, life, love, ...

New book looks at story of Tecumseh and Brock

Friday, June 15th, 2012.

Award-winning author and scholar James Laxer will discuss his latest book, Tecumseh and Brock: The War of 1812, Sunday as part of Luminato at the ...

Finance ‘rock star’ entertains with new book

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012.

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. So sang Mary Poppins, but as Schulich School of Business Professor of finance Moshe Milevsky says, his ...

From prof to publisher of award-winning public policy book

Friday, May 11th, 2012.

Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Paul Emond wears many hats, but it’s his publishing business that has grabbed the limelight recently. On May 1, it was ...

Book looks at how feminist thinking has shaped what we know

Friday, March 23rd, 2012.

How has feminist thinking shaped what we know? Osgoode Hall Law Professor Mary Jane Mossman and York women’s studies Professor Meg Luxton examine that question ...

Book showcases stage ‘designs that mattered’

Friday, March 16th, 2012.

Performance design professionals, historians and arts audiences alike have reason to celebrate the publication of World Scenography 1975-1990. This thoughtfully curated, lavishly illustrated anthology documents ...

Professor Sharada Srinivasan’s new book examines sex selection and female infanticide in India

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012.

Where have all the girls gone? That’s what York Professor Sharada Srinivasan examines in her new book, Daughter Deficit: Sex Selection in Tamil Nadu, about ...