For any questions related to the upcoming events please feel free to contact Diana Rice, firstname.lastname@example.org
March 18 at 10 a.m.: Is the Sun Setting on Western Epistemologies? Nisha Toomey, University of Toronto, OISE will discuss how we can and should challenge the western canon and thought in educational institutions as a meaningful way to engage with decolonization. Open to Faculty & Staff Click here for more information
March 25 at 2 p.m.: SESSION II: CURATING AND CONTEXTUALIZING CONTENTIOUS CLASSROOM MATERIALS AND CHALLENGING CONVERSATIONS with Shana Haines, David Austin and Sabrina Jafralie. Click here for more information. Open to Faculty & Staff.
March 30 at 2:30 p.m.: Immigrant Settler Responsibilities to Indigenous Peoples in the time of reconciliation, with Deanna del Vecchio (University of Toronto), Nisha Toomey, (University of Toronto, OISE) and Jade Ho (Simon Fraser University) Open to Students, Faculty & Staff. Click here for Zoom link.
March 31 at 1 p.m.: Poetry & the Art of Black Resistance, with Shanice Nicole, Faith Pare, Lindsay Young and moderated by Deanna Smith. Beginning with a recitation of their works Shanice, Lindsay and Faith will showcase their poetic talents. Following this, Deana Smith will moderate a discussion on the need for inclusion of Black authors and artists as a part of the western artistic & literary canon and how the art is a means of resilience & resistance. Click here for Zoom link Open to all.
April 6 at 5:30 pm: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, scholar, author, activist & artist extraordinaire join us as the final speaker in the Indigenous Climate Justice speaker series (JAC, Kativik School Board and Dawson Peace Centre). This series seeks to launch an ongoing discussion around climate injustice. Focusing on Indigenous climate action and pursuits of justice leads us to re-imagine how we conceive of, envision, and tackle the climate crisis. For the link to this speaker talk, please visit : http://www.johnabbott.qc.ca/indigenous-climate-action, it will be provided on this site starting 2 weeks before the talk. For any questions, please contact Diana Rice, email@example.com . Open to all.
Ivan Freud will be offering meditation sessions on Wednesdays from 12:30 – 1 p.m.!
Here is the link to Ivan's Wednesday meditation sessions: