D-TEIL program enters its second decade of international teaching practicum in Cuba

June 9, 2016 Tags: , ,

Every two years since 2006, the Glendon class GL/EN 4696 has visited the Faculty of Foreign Languages  of E.J. Varona University of Pedagogical Sciences in Havana, Cuba to conduct its three-week international teaching practicum. In 2012, this student experience was awarded an honour by the Canadian Embassy in Havana for being the best such international Read More


Open Your Mind: A Q&A with Glendon’s Igor Djordjevic, professor in the Department of English

April 1, 2016 Tags:

Appearing at regular intervals in YFile, Open Your Mind is a series of articles offering insight into the different ways York University professors, researchers and graduate students champion fresh ways of thinking in their research and teaching practice. Their approach, grounded in a desire to seek the unexpected, is charting a new course for future generations. Read More


Janet Warner – Eric Rump Travel Award

March 24, 2015 Tags:

Applications are invited for the Janet Warner – Eric Rump Travel Award.  This award has been established to honour the memory of our Glendon colleagues, Blake Scholar and novelist, Janet Warner, and specialist in 18th-century drama, Eric Rump, both great travellers, who felt travel was enriching. The purpose of the award is to aid a Read More


Bonobo-Human Discourse Group

February 27, 2015

Dear Friends, As many of you may know, my late colleague Bill Greaves and myself have directed a research program on interspecies communication, Bonobo-Human Discourse, for the past five years. Last summer, the slow and steady work of cataloguing and transcribing the 400 hours of video archive presented the opportunity to do a large scale Read More