McLaughlin creates workshop and special talks for the college community. Below is a description of our special events.

McLaughlin's Lunch Talk Series

Senior Common RoomListen to interesting speakers on a variety of topics and eat a free lunch! Students who attend 6 lunch talks over the year will receive a Certificate of Participation, while those who attend 10 talks or more will receive a Certificate of Active. Talks take place in the Senior Common Room (140 McLaughlin College).  View the calendar of upcoming events, recent events or view videos of past talks.

McLaughlin Public Policy Lecture

PUBLIC POLICY LECTURE 2015 - Crossing the Ocean of Indifference: Canada's Response to the Refugee Crisis
Mary Jo Leddy MARY JO LEDDY is Director of Romero House Community for Refugees in Toronto, and Adjunct Professor at Regis College, University of Toronto. She was founding editor of Catholic New Times, an independent national Catholic newspaper, and is active in human rights and peace groups such as the Ontario Sanctuary Coalition and PEN Canada. The recognition for her contributions includes the Order of Canada, the Gunther Plaut Humanitarian Award, the Ida Nudel Human Rights Award, the Ontario Citizenship Award, the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews Humanitarian Relations Award, and six honorary doctorates, including one from York University. [read more...]

Robbie Burns Night

men in kilts for robbie burns nightOn January 25 2017, McLaughlin College will celebrate its 25th Annual Robbie Burns Night! A long standing McLaughlin College tradition, Robbie Burns night features haggis served to guests and a reading of poems submitted by faculty and students. [read more...]

Mclaughlin's Homecoming Receptions

York football playersMcLaughlin alumni, fellows, students and staff celebrated the annual Homecoming reception after the Homecoming football game.

Critical Thinking Series

This series will give students some practical strategies for critical thinking and tackling academic writing at the university level. Students are encouraged to bring along assignment questions from their courses. [read more...]