Former Robarts Centre director Colin Coates (2011-2015) launches two new publications on November 21, 2019 as part of the MDS Seminar Series discussing "Going Back to the Land: the Nature of Canada". The Nature of Canada (On Point Press, 2019) and La Confédération 1864-1999 nouvelles perspectives (University of Calgary Press, 2019) with commentary from Robarts […]
Join us on the 7th floor Kaneff Tower for "What is Heritage?" Visiting Professor Susan Ashley (Northumbria University) shares some personal experiences on 'what is heritage' and how tangible and intangible heritage is valued. When: Wednesday November 20, 2019, 1-2:20 PM Where: 7th floor Event Space, Kaneff Tower
Calling all Northern Researchers! Each year, recipients of the Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP) at York University gather to share the results of their amazing research experiences in the North at our annual Northern Research Symposium. This year, we are opening our […]
Join us at the Robarts Centre on Wednesday September 25 for a Meet and Greet (2-3 pm). Faculty and students interested in Canadian Studies are invited to meet members of the Centre on the 7th floor Kaneff Tower (right outside the Robarts Centre offices). Light refreshments will be served.
This special issue calls for articles that investigate the relation between vulnerability and agency in Canadian literature. The very notion of Canadian-ness has been traditionally associated with certain forms of vulnerability, be they historical, geographical, cultural, or ecological. At the same time, many Canadian texts seem to engage with modes of exposure that, in their […]