Equity Studies

Filiberto Penados Public Lecture

Event Date: March 16th, 2020 Time: 10:00am

We are pleased to invite you to the public lectures/talks by the short-listed candidates for the Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream position in the Equity Studies Program at New College.  All talks will take place from 10am-12pm.  Indigenous struggles and its implications for thinking about equity – a global south perspective Monday, March 16, Room 2053,…read more

Caribbean Studies

Marielle Franco: Honour, Memory and Justice

Event Date: March 13th, 2020 Time: 2:00pm

Caribbean Studies at New College Presents Marielle Franco: Honour, Memory and Justice – A Conversation with Tamiris Pereria Rizzo Friday March 13, 2020. 2-4pm Sidney Smith Hall Room 1085, 100 St. George St.  Join us for a conversation with Afro-Brazilian activist and scholar, Tamiris Pereria Rizzo. Tamiris is an organizer with the 21 Days Against…read more

African Studies

Sip n’ Paint Pt. 2

Event Date: March 11th, 2020 Time: 6:00pm

The first U of T African Studies Course Union Sip n’ Paint was a success. You don’t want to miss this one! Join us for a night of painting, food, and refreshments.

African Studies

Cross-Ethnic Voting: Campaign Endorsements as Vicarious Contact

Event Date: March 11th, 2020 Time: 12:00pm

You are invited to the  upcoming seminar by Leonardo R. Arriola, Associate Dean, Social Sciences, Director, Center for African Studies, and Associate Professor, Political Science, at UC Berkeley. This event is co-sponsored by African Studies and Political Science. We hope you will join us: When: Wednesday, March 11, 12pm-2pm Where: 3130 SSH.  Please RSVP to:…read more

Equity Studies

Percy Lezard Public Lecture

Event Date: March 10th, 2020 Time: 10:00am

We are pleased to invite you to the public lectures/talks by the short-listed candidates for the Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream position in the Equity Studies Program at New College.  All talks will take place from 10am-12pm.  Our Solidarity is Anti-Colonial: Indigenous & Black solidarity as Radical Relationality Tuesday, March 10, Room 2002, Wilson Hall In this…read more

Women and Gender Studies

Desmond Cole: The Skin We’re In

Event Date: March 5th, 2020 Time: 4:00pm

Join us Thursday, March 5th, for the first WGSI GSU Guest Speaker Series: a conversation with Desmond Cole, author of National Bestseller ‘The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power.’ The discussion will be moderated by Huda Hassan.

Women and Gender Studies

Who Tells Our Stories: Resilience through Representation

Event Date: March 4th, 2020 Time: 6:00pm

International Women’s Day Lecture with Saba Taj Saba Taj is a Southern Muslim artist and arts advocate based in Durham NC. Her work is informed by her politicized identity as a queer Muslim in the American South, and challenges racism and xenophobia through empowered representations of people of color. Through interdisciplinary practices, Taj explores hybrid…read more

African Studies

Documentary Series Screening: The Returnees

Event Date: February 28th, 2020 Time: 6:00pm

The African Alumni Association is hosting a Refugee Awareness Week (RAW) from Sunday, February 23 – Friday 28, 2020. *Friday, February 28, come to the documentary series screening: The Returnees WHERE: OISE G162 Auditorium, 252 Bloor St WHEN: 6pm All welcome!

Caribbean Studies

Black plague, virus and monstro: Haiti and Blackness in contemporary Dominican Literature

Event Date: February 28th, 2020 Time: 2:00pm

The Caribbean Studies Program & The Centre for Comparative Literature present A Lecture Series on Critical Perspectives on Caribbean Studies Feb 28: RAMÓN (ARTURO) VICTORIANO-MARTÍNEZ, University of British Columbia “Black plague, virus and monstro: Haiti and Blackness in contemporary Dominican Literature” Victoria College, Room 212 91 Charles Street West, Toronto These free public lectures will…read more

Caribbean Studies

Representing Racial Permeability: (Dis)Ability and Racial (Dis)Affiliations

Event Date: February 24th, 2020 Time: 4:00pm

The Caribbean Studies Program & The Centre for Comparative Literature present A Lecture Series on Critical Perspectives on Caribbean Studies Feb 24: MYRIAM CHANCY, Scripps College “Representing Racial Permeability: (Dis)Ability and Racial (Dis)Affiliations” Victoria College, Room 212 91 Charles Street West, Toronto These free public lectures will take place at the University of Toronto, St.…read more

Caribbean Studies

Learning the Caribbean to Emancipate the Future

Event Date: February 14th, 2020 Time: 12:00pm

The Caribbean Studies Program & The Centre for Comparative Literature present A Lecture Series on Critical Perspectives on Caribbean Studies FEB 14: SILVIO TORRES-SAILLANT, Syracuse University “Learning the Caribbean to Emancipate the Future” Emmanuel College, Room 119 75 Queen’s Park Cres E., Toronto These free public lectures will take place at the University of Toronto,…read more

African Studies

Survival and Liberation: Student Politics, Pan-Africanism, and Black Power in Britain

Event Date: February 3rd, 2020 Time: 5:00pm

Two Black activists reflect on their struggles and journeys through the social, cultural and political landscapes of the United Kingdom. Zainab Abbas and Ansel Wong were leaders of the Black Liberation Front, a Third World revolutionary organization founded in North London in 1971. The Black Liberation Front combatted fascist violence in Britain, constructed “central communal…read more