WIDEN York @ Winters College

This interdisciplinary graduate research series showcases presentations by graduate students at York University. Each meeting has two or three presenters speaking for 15-20 minutes each, followed by a half hour or so of discussion. If you would like to present at a future meeting, please email James Watson-Gaze at jamwat@yorku.ca with your program of study and a brief description of your research. Please contact kristenkellyames@hotmail.com to be added to our mailing list.

Fall 2011

Every meeting will be held in the Winters Senior Common Room (rm. 021WC) from 1:00-2:30. All are welcome and refreshments will be provided.

On Ugliness – January 31 – 5:00pm

This installment of the Winters Graduate Salon (the York University chapter of the WIDEN series) will focus on the theme, On Ugliness. The panel will be spearheaded by grad students Ela Prybylo (Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies) and Sara Rodrigues (Social & Political Thought).  It will run on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 5pm in […]

York WIDEN – Political Conversations – October 30, 2012

WIDEN Winters Graduate Salon –  “Political Conversations” Tuesday October 30, 2012 – 5:00 p.m. Winters Senior Common Room (021WC), York University Attendance is free and no advance registration is required. Refreshments will be provided.   Speakers: Ali Abbas, M.A. student, Sociology “Hearing The Voice From The Veil” I will be discussing how the granddaughter of […]

On Space, March 29, 2012

Winters Graduate Salon “On Space” A WIDEN Event— Wine and Cheese — Free, all are welcome! Thursday, March 29th, 5-7 pm Winters College room 021, York University Speakers: Lychee (Lai-Tze) Fan (Communication and Culture), Daniel Guadagnolo (Communication and Culture), Clara Fraser (Urban Planning, Ryerson) Lychee (Lai-Tze) Fan, Communication and Culture In/Visible D.C., Ethnic-Based Ideologies and […]

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On Construction: September 21, 2011

The Misunderstanding of Memes: Constructing the Idea of an Idea Virus Jeremy Burman, Psychology The notion that ideas are spread by social infection as “memes” (the cultural equivalents of genes) emerged through interactions between scholars, journalists, and the letter-writing public. This talk will present a summary of an article in press at “Perspectives on Science.” […]

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On Expression: June 1, 2011

3-4 pm, in the Winters Senior Common Room (rm. 021WC) Alberto Munarriz, Department of Music “Traditional music genres and current expressive needs” In this presentation I center on the processes through which musicians and producers are able to manipulate the boundaries of instrumental tango by incorporating non-traditional musical elements and new technologies in order to […]

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On Recovery: May 17, 2011

May 17, 2011, 3-4 pm, Winters Senior Common Room (rm. 021WC) Brian de Lima, Department of Music “Trauma of the head and heart: Effects on a musician’s creative output” Marnina Norys, Department of Social and Political Thought “Caregiving, prescriptive technology and technological rationality”

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