Events

Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Reading Week Course, Final Mandatory Session @ HNES 140, York University | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
9:30 am
All students participating in the Reading Week Course 2018 must attend this orientation mandatory session.
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Semester Abroad Mandatory Session @ HNES 140 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
12:00 pm
All students participating in the Semester Abroad must attend this mandatory session.
Feb 17 @ 8:30 am – Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm
Reading Week Course: ENVS4800A, Advanced Topics in Environment and Health @ Las Nubes EcoCampus | San José Province | Costa Rica
8:30 am
The ‘ecohealth approach’ or ‘ecosystem approach to health and well-being’ is an applied approach based on principles of systems thinking, transdisciplinarity, participation, gender and social equity, knowledge-to-action, and sustainability. In this course, participants will move[...]
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Semester Abroad, Final Mandatory Meeting @ HNES 140 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
12:00 pm
At the meeting we'll discuss risk assessment forms, York International’s mobility award (YIMA) form, and details about the things that you should bring and not bring to Costa Rica. At the meeting, you must pay[...]
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ENVS4215: Orientation Session @ HNES 109 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
1:00 pm
At the orientation session, you will receive specific instructions for the course. Instructor: Ravi de Costa Indigenous peoples are distinct communities who have experienced the processes of globalization in particular ways. Focusing on the experience[...]
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ENVS4120: Orientation Session @ HNES141 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
1:00 pm
At the orientation session, you will receive specific instructions for the course. Instructor: Leesa Fawcett Experiencing, appreciating and recognizing the biodiversity of the tropical forests in the Las Nubes area, while considering the political ecology[...]
Semester Abroad 2018: GL/SP/COMS 4608, Narratives in/of Latin America: Individuals, Communities, and their Voices @ Las Nubes EcoCampus | San José Province | Costa Rica
8:30 am
Instructor: Maria Constanza Guzmán This course centres on the nature of narratives, with a focus on Latin America. Throughout the course we explore the ways in which the region is imagined and constructed narratively. Students[...]
May 22 @ 8:30 am – May 29 @ 5:00 pm
Semester Abroad 2018: ENVS 4215, Globalization and Indigenous Peoples @ Las Nubes EcoCampus | San José Province | Costa Rica
8:30 am
Instructor: Ravi de Costa Indigenous peoples are distinct communities who have experienced the processes of globalization in particular ways. Focusing on the experience of Indigenous peoples in Costa Rica, the course examines the global historical[...]
May 31 @ 8:30 am – Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm
Semester Abroad 2018: EDUC 3700, Education for a Sustainable Future @ Las Nubes EcoCampus | San José Province | Costa Rica
8:30 am
Instructor: Steve Alsop This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of education for environmental sustainability. It traces approaches from its origins in outdoor, experiential and environmental education to contemporary expressions as an[...]
Semester Abroad 2018: ENVS 4120, Natural History: Political Ecology Encounters Environmental Education in Costa Rica @ Las Nubes EcoCampus | San José Province | Costa Rica
9:00 am
Instructor: Leesa Fawcett Experiencing, appreciating and recognizing the biodiversity of the tropical forests in the Las Nubes area, while considering the political ecology of the region is the intention of this course. By studying the[...]
Jun 22 @ 8:30 am – Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm
Semester Abroad 2018: ENVS 4446, Protected Area Management in Costa Rica @ Las Nubes EcoCampus | San José Province | Costa Rica
8:30 am
Instructor: Sheila Colla This course will investigate the ecological, cultural and social components involved in protecting habitats to maintain biodiversity. Based at Las Nubes Eco Campus, case studies, readings and field trips will explore various[...]