Due to the geographic origins of the first major outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, there have been reports of Asians around the world experiencing discrimination, xenophobia, or racism. While the emerging story of the instances of COVID-19 stigma and discrimination are only one aspect of this story, other aspects include a deeper understanding of the community itself along with an awareness of the capacity the Chinese diaspora community brings forward to help us all overcome COVID-19. Presentation and Q&A.
Beginning in infancy, healthy relationships shape healthy physical, mental, and social health – down to the integrity of DNA in cells. This session will illustrate unhealthy relationships and briefly highlight research on relationships and health from infancy through old age. There will also be discussion on what makes a healthy relationship, which is so important in these times of COVID. Lecture and Q&A.
With Debra J. Pepler, O.C., Ph.D, C.Psych., D.Sc.(Hon), Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Health
The Scholars' Hub looks at the ACTon study, a participatory video method for working online with students with disabilities and their instructors to explore issues of accessibility in experimental learning settings. Presentation and Q&A.
Registration through York at: https://yorku.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5pC4FHPgQGSSZ9QyskkK8Q
All welcome! You do not have to be a student or alumni of York U to attend.
Doing your taxes; what's in it for you? Join representatives from Canada Revenue Agency and learn about benefit and credit payments you could receive from CRA if you do your taxes each year. Q&A to follow. Pre-register for Zoom details.
If we want to live in a democracy, we must first ask what the word even means.
Join us for our first-ever Maker Day at APL!
How will it work?
Missing all of APL's wonderful book clubs? Us too!
Join us on Facebook where we will pick a new title every month and discuss it. We're holding a Zoom meeting on October 21st from 4-5 pm.
Amidst the global pandemic and nationwide protests over police brutality and recism, the US is holding its elections. This presentation will examine how the US political system functions, in particular systemic voter suppression against People of colour, the poor and women voters - and critical contestations by different populations to claim the vote.
The presenters will also reflect on the US presidential election, its implication for Canada and the world, and conceptions of democracy and the commons in the United Statesand beyond.
Learn about the strategies young people are using to connect, fall in love and stay safe as they navigate this new world of dating during a pandemic. By learning more about how teens are managing risk and danger today, they will be set up for success during less stressful periods tomorrow.
Presentedby Dr. Sarah Flicker, Professor, Environmental Arts & Justice Coordinator, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change and York Research Chair in Community Based Participatory Research.
Using photos of tattoos and their accompanying narratives, Dr, Deborah Davidson will show how tattoos can help their bearers to reclaim and reframe trauma, demonstrating resilience as the victim becomes the victor.
Dr, Deborah Davidson is an Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of LA&PS and the author of The Tattoo Project.