Climate change sparks new instalment of Community Conversations

  Community members braved a spring ice storm to discuss taking action on climate change at the April instalment of York University’s Community Conversation series. Tyrone Hall Vanier scholar and Communication and Culture PhD candidate Tyrone Hall moderated the event, titled “Talking Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities for Action.” Hosted at the Toronto Public Library […]

Communication Studies Research Digest - Summer Edition

This past summer has been busy and Communication Studies faculty travelled all over the world, from Beijing to Cartagena, from London and Paris to Lund and Chicago, among many others. Prof. MacLennan, Fresco and Driver presented their research at the Canadian Communication Association Conference, where Prof. Obar also co-organized a Wikipedia edit-a-thon. Prof. Skinner and […]

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 […]