Roundtable on Surveillance Feb. 14

Feb. 14, 2017 11:30 – 2:30 York University Senate Chamber N940 Ross Building Participants: Rob Heynen (Communication Studies, York University) Robert Latham (Political Science, York University) Emily van der Meulen (Criminology, Ryerson University) Alok Mukherjee (Criminology, Ryerson University) Jonathan Obar (Communication Studies, York University) Evan Light (Communication Studies, Glendon, York University) Bahar Nasirzadeh (Communication and Culture, […]

Prof. emeritus Dalton Kehoe's book highly rated by Forbes Magazine

Y-File - Tuesday July 26th, 2016 Professor emeritus Dalton Kehoe’s latest book, Mindful Management: The Neuroscience of Trust and Effective Workplace Leadership has recently been listed in the top five  management coaching books of the past year by Forbes Magazine. Kehoe formally retired as Senior Scholar of Communications Studies in 2008 after a 41-year career at York […]

New co-edited book on Surveillance

Communication Studies faculty member Rob Heynen just published a co-edited book on surveillance: Expanding the Gaze: Gender and the Politics of Surveillance Edited by Emily van der Meulen and Robert Heynen University of Toronto Press, April 2016 Expanding the Gaze is a collection of important new empirical and theoretical works that demonstrate the significance of […]

COMN Chair/PhD Students Defends Funding for Local News

On February 3, Communication Studies Chair, Professor David Skinner, along with PhD students in the York & Ryerson Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture -Amanda Oye, Margaret Reid, Joseph Turcotte and Emilia Zboralska - appeared before the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) in Gatineau, Québec at the Commission’s review of the policy framework for local community television. The […]

COMN Studies & SOSC Celebrate Student Success

Student success was recently recognized at the annual Social Science & Communication Studies Awards Ceremony, where 43 students were honoured for their dedication and commitment, as well as for their inspiring work both in and out of the classroom. Held Nov. 19 at the Underground Restaurant, award recipients, professors, support staff, friends and family gathered […]

Call for Papers: Future Communications Conference for New and Prospective Graduate Students

Deadline for proposals:  Monday, 9 November. Graduating BA students and new Grad students are welcome to apply to present at the third-annual “Future Communications” conference, hosted by the Joint Ryerson-York Grad Program in Communication & Culture ("ComCult") on Friday, December 11. The event is intended especially to support the development of student researchers in early stages. […]