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The Third Annual Lecture in Canadian Studies

Leslie Sanders Third Annual Robarts Lecture
The Robarts Centre continues its series of lectures featuring prominent York scholars sharing their intellectual autobiographies, reflecting on their career in and contributions to the study of Canada.
We are delighted to announce that Leslie Sanders (Humanities) will give the third annual Robarts Lecture on the theme: " 'The people who led to my ideas': Thinking about Black Canadian Studies." University Professor Leslie Sanders has played a key role in enhancing the profile of Black Canadian Studies at York and beyond.
Please join us for her talk and the light reception immediately follow at The Underground on Friday April 17 at 4:45PM.

CANCELLED -Writing Talk with Author Douglas Hunter

As part of the York University Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Professional Skills (GPS) series,distinguished author Douglas Hunter will deliver an address on the writing process, both academic and trade, for York University Graduate Students. Doug is the author of a wide range of books of different genres in the fields of early Canadian history, business and sports, and his works have been celebrated by a number of prizes. He has been a winner of and finalist for the National Business Book Award and a finalist for the Nereus Writers’ Trust Non-Fiction Prize and the Governor General’s Literary Award. His journalism has appeared in major newspapers as well as the Literary Review of Canada, Canada's History, Canadian Geographic, ON Nature, and online at History News Network. Doug is currently completing his PhD in History at York. He will talk about the writing process, approaches, the differences between trade and academic publishing, and how academic writing skills can be adapted to the trade publishing environment.

Monday April 20, 2015
519 Kaneff Tower

This event is co-hosted by the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies and the Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Professional Skills program.

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CANCELLED: Black Canada Research Cluster hosts Anthony Stewart

Anthony Stewart March 11
Black Canada Research Cluster Event

Anthony Stewart (Department of English, Bucknell University, Pennsylvania)

"Glad We're Not Americans: Ideology and Myth in Canadian Perceptions of Race"

Wednesday March 11, 2015
2:30- 4:30 PM, 135 Vanier College


CANCELLED: Claire Campbell at York



Claire Campbell (Department of History, Bucknell University) will speak on "Wilderness, Lost and Found: Fort William, Ontario" on Tuesday March 10 (12:30 - 2:00 PM; Vari Hall 2183).

Everyone welcome