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York professor awarded prestigious 3-M National Teaching Fellowship

Central to Professor Andrea Davis’ transformational work as a teacher and academic is the belief that “racism is a refusal to really learn,” and the philosophy of “teaching as activism.” Her 20-year career embodies both and, now, she has been recognized with Canada’s most prestigious award for teaching, leadership and innovation. Davis, an associate professor of […]

2019 Graduate Student Conference

The Graduate Program in Social and Political Thought is hosting a conference in honour of former Social and Political Thought faculty member Ato Sekyi-Otu, October 2–4 in Founders College. Registration is free, but please RSVP: Eventbrite Dinner || Gathering: $10 Wednesday, October 2, 6:00pm Dinner Guests also RSVP: Eventbrite Conference Program (.pdf)

Nicole Ritchie awarded the Provost Dissertation Scholarship Prize!

On May 13, 2019, the Faculty of Graduate Studies announced that Nicole Ritchie was awarded the Provost Dissertation Scholarship prize. This award is awarded based on the student’s dissertation proposal, past academic excellent, letters of support from the supervisor and nominated by the Graduate Program Director.  Nicole’s Dissertation proposal, “Preoccupied with Objects:  Cur(e)-ation, Civility, and […]

Provost Dissertation Prize Announcement

SPTH would like to congratulate Arash Falasiri and Suzanne Morrissette, as both have been awarded the Provost Dissertation Scholarship. The Provost Dissertation Scholarship is a competitive scholarship which is awarded to encourage and assist outstanding students in their final year of doctoral study to concentrate exclusively on the completion of their dissertations.