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Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies Entrance Award

Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies Entrance Award With the sponsorship of Academia do Bacalhau de Toronto, the Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies Entrance Award, created in 2016/17, aims at supporting incoming first-year students at York University who declare Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies either as a BA or an Honours Minor.  This award recognizes the incoming program student who […]

York TESOL Students visit Meiji University in Japan

Students enrolled in York’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate Program spent a week in Japan as part of a teaching practicum in Meiji University’s English language program. Since 2007, this partnership between York and Meiji has given York’s TESOL students the opportunity to gain international English language experience and has introduced […]

York U hosts first Conference on the Language of Japanese Food

A linguistics conference hosted by York University’s Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics (DLLL) in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), examined the language of Japanese food May 4 and 5 at York’s Keele Campus. The Conference on the Language of Japanese Food 2018 (CLJF2018) was the first attempt to break away from […]

York students earn prizes at National Japanese Speech Contest

Two York University students were named second- and third-place winners in their categories after presenting their speeches at the 29th National Japanese Speech Contest, held at the University of Alberta on March 24. Left to right: Consul-General Kunihiko Tanabe, Andrew Christensen, Professor Takahiko Masuda Left to right: Consul-General Kunihiko Tanabe, Gabby Ricker, Professor Takahiko Masuda Twenty-five […]

DLLL Awards - We pay tribute to our top students

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA & PS) hosted a 2016-17 Awards Reception on Oct. 11. A very proud group of students and their faculty at the DLLL Awards Celebration The event celebrated the academic achievement and volunteerism of 40 students. Hosted and sponsored […]

The Passing of Professor Emeritus Nick Elson

The following tribute to Professor Emeritus Nick Elson, a long-serving member of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (DLLL) in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, was submitted to YFile by Professors Brian Morgan (Glendon) with contributions from Ian Martin (Glendon), Linda Steinman (DLLL-ESL) and Roberta Iannacito-Provenzano (Chair-DLLL). Professor Elson died on Sept. […]

Renowned chefs highlight of Italian Foodways Worldwide Conference at York University

Renowned Italian/Canadian chefs guided a culinary journey of Italy during a three-day conference, “Italian Foodways Worldwide: A Conference on the Dispersal of Italian Cuisine(s),” at York University and Centennial College. York University’s Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics and the Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies presented the event Oct. 19 to 22. Chef […]