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International students in Canada: A lesson from history

Soma Chatterjee, York University

For the 2023-24 year, most arts and science programs at Toronto’s York University and Toronto Metropolitan University charge international students approximately $33-35,000 […]


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From Big to Bold Thinking in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Andrea A. Davis

Scholarship in the humanities and social sciences has, both historically and in the present, done harm to Indigenous and Black communities. In […]


Are there ever really ‘financial reasons’ to fire faculty? Laurentian University, academic freedom, and the disciplining of the professoriate

Honor Brabazon, St. Jerome’s University

The 2020–21 academic year saw two incidents of Ontario professors being effectively fired: the termination of 116 of the 345 professors at […]


Am I becoming Professor Mindy? A reflection on “Don’t Look Up” and my position in the academy

Norin Taj and Alina Farrukh, University of Toronto

Last week I watched the film Don’t Look Up with my daughter, an anthropology student passionate about environmental issues and biodiversity loss. […]


The art of good teaching

John Oughton

After I retired from a decade of leading faculty orientations and workshops at Toronto’s Centennial College, I wondered what to do with […]


Open letter to my soon-to-be student: Math likely tops the list of things you worry about, but there is good news

Andrijana Burazin, University of Toronto Mississauga, Veselin Jungic, Simon Fraser University, and Miroslav Lovric, McMaster University

Dear Student: Congratulations on accepting our offer! Becoming a university student is an important and exciting milestone in your life, as well […]


Constructing the futures of Canadian universities

Ian Roberge, York University

This article is interested in the futures of Canadian universities. Around the world, much has been written about the futures of universities. […]


How the pandemic changed my approach to humanities research and scholarship: A personal reflection

Ruth Panofsky, Ryerson University

Now that I am sufficiently removed from the dire doomsday feelings of March 2020, when COVID-19 first took hold and I was […]


When the Government comes for you, you better have academic freedom

Marc Spooner, University of Regina

Every so often, academic freedom makes the news. When this happens, it is usually because a violation so egregious took place that […]