Estate Planning: Secure Your Legacy with Estate Protection Strategies

Join David Duong for this virtual presentation and learn about the following strategies: Capital gains-real life examples, how to minimize taxes, family law issues, tools and issues with cottages, funding the tax bill. Preregister.  Zoom details will be emailed.

February 22nd, 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event Type: 

Memory and decision-making in the time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has led to an unprecedented global disruption, costing jobs and lives. This presentation will focus on applying principles of memory and decision-making fromcognitive psychology to understand how the pandemic is affecting decisions about adhering to protective measures until a vaccine or treatment is available. Q&A to follow.

With Dr. Shayna Rosebaum, Department of  Psychology, Faculty of Health

December 9th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Event Type: 

Expanding the Narrative on Anti-Chinese Stigma During COVID-19

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.

December 2nd, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Event Type: 

A Spotlight on Relationships and Health

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

November 25th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Event Type: 

Addressing rights to accommodation in education placements

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:

All welcome! You do not have to be a student or alumni of York U to attend.

November 18th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm

What is Democracy?

If we want to live in a democracy, we must first ask what the word even means.

Director Astra Taylor’s idiosyncratic, philosophical journey spans millennia and continents: from ancient Athens’ groundbreaking experiment in self-government to capitalism’s roots in medieval Italy; from modern-day Greece grappling with financial collapse and a mounting refugee crisis to the United States reckoning with its racist past and the growing gap between rich and poor.

2018 l 107 min.

January 21st, 9:00am to 11:45pm
Event Type: