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

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

Equity Studies

Earth to Tables Legacies Workshop

Event Date: November 25th, 2019 Time: 3:00pm

Join Deborah Barndt, York University; Chandra Maracle, Kakhwa’on:we/Real People Eat Real Food; Leticia Deawuo, Black Creek Community Farm; and Lauren Baker, University of Toronto for an interactive workshop and film screening. For the past three years, an intergenerational and intercultural production team has been filming the diverse food activities, geopolitical and ecological sites, and moments…read more

Equity Studies

World Food Day Celebration

Event Date: October 17th, 2019 Time: 3:00pm

Learn how you can get involved in a program about sustainable and just food systems. Join Mayan scholar Dr. Filiberto Penados and UofT students who will showcase an exciting program on Food and Indigeneity in Belize. Snacks provided by ChocoSol.

African Studies

Ubah Cristina Ali Farah: To Leave in The Afternoon

Event Date: April 2nd, 2019 Time: 1:00pm

Join us for a reading with Ubah Cristina Ali Farah. The reading is titled To Leave in The Afternoon: Inheriting the Language of a Civil War WHEN: Tuesday, April 2, 2019  | 1- 2:30pm  WHERE: WGSI Lounge, 40 Willcocks Street, New College   Organized by  the Women and Gender Studies Institute & Co-sponsored by the African Studies Program.

Equity Studies

Revolutionary Struggles Film Festival

Event Date: March 22nd, 2019 Time: 10:00am

  The Revolutionary Struggles Film Festival will feature a series of documentaries that showcase some of the most significant revolutionary struggles that were waged against colonialism, capitalist imperialism and military occupation in the 20th century across continents.    Following the film screening of Naila and the Uprising, Naila’s son – Majd – who in 1988…read more

Equity Studies

Crip Commitments: Disability, Theory, Politics

Event Date: March 21st, 2019 Time: 6:00pm

The New College Disability Studies Speaker Series presents In collaboration with  York University’s Peripheral Vision Speaker Series    Crip Commitments: Disability, Theory, Politics A Lecture by Prof. Kelly Fritsch (Carleton)   Thursday March21st 2019 6-8pm OISE Library 252 Bloor St. West (Above St. George Subway)   All Welcome – Free Wheelchair accessible ASL Refreshments   For accessibility or additional information, please…read more

Academic Programs

Application Deadline: School of Cities Student Fellowship Award

Event Date: December 5th, 2018 Time: 11:59pm

SofC Connects! A Call for Student Fellowship Applications We are thrilled to announce the School of Cities Student Fellowship Award to provide unique opportunities for urban-focused interdisciplinary and collaborative learning, mentorship, research, experiential and service-based learning to students at all three campuses and across divisional boundaries. What is the School of Cities Student Fellowship Award?…read more

Academic Programs

Queering Urban Justice: Queer of Colour Formations in Toronto — Book Launch

Event Date: November 14th, 2018 Time: 6:00pm

Join the Marvellous Grounds collective and contributors in officially launching the release of Queering Urban Justice: Queer of Colour Formations in Toronto! Authors featured in this collection, and in our newest volume, Marvellous Grounds: Queer of Colour Histories of Toronto, will read excerpts from the books that discuss QTBIPOC histories and space-making in the city.…read more

Academic Programs

Just Sustainabilities in Policy, Planning and Practice: Launch of the Food Equity Distinguished Speaker Series

Event Date: November 2nd, 2018 Time: 3:00pm

Join us for the launch of the Food Equity Distinguished Speaker Series with “Just Sustainabilities in Policy, Planning and Practice” with Dr. Julian Agyeman (Tufts University). In this talk, Professor Agyeman will first outline his concept of “just sustainabilities” — the full integration of social justice and sustainability, defined as “the need to ensure a better quality…read more

Academic Programs

Feminist Delegation from Six Nations to Palestine: Building Solidarity, Challenging Red Washing

Event Date: October 26th, 2018 Time: 7:00pm

Solidarity work between Indigenous peoples of the Americas and Palestine has been ongoing for decades and has proven generative and transformative. Yet in recent years the Israeli government has attempted to “red wash” these solidarities by drawing parallels between its respective claims to indigeneity and legacies of genocide with Indigenous peoples of the Americas. To…read more

Academic Programs

Working for Change: Exploring Meaningful Opportunities in the Social Justice Field

Event Date: October 26th, 2018 Time: 1:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of networking, learning and dialogue on what it takes to work for social justice in the non-profit sector.  We are delighted to begin with our keynote speaker,  Syrus Marcus Ware, activist and artist, at 1 PM in the William Doo Auditorium.  You can also expect panels in the following areas: Community health Migrants,…read more