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

Unlocking the Mysteries of Writing across Disciplines

Event Date: November 12th, 2018 Time: 5:10pm

You probably already know that different courses call for different kinds of writing. In this active workshop, we’ll break down why this is and why thinking about it matters. We’ll show you how to write in the sciences as well as the social sciences and humanities. We’ll also walk you through how to work with…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

African Studies

Common Ground: Conversations with Indigenous and Racialized Communities on Urban Agriculture in Toronto

Event Date: October 23rd, 2018 Time: 9:30am

Common Ground offers an opportunity to talk strategies for decolonizing and dismantling racism in urban agriculture (UA). We will look at specific opportunities for strengthening relationships between UA practitioners from Indigenous, racialized and white settler communities. This is a free event and food will be provided by Nish Dish. Speakers include Isaac Crosby (Evergreen Brickworks),…read more

Academic Programs

Congress of Black Writers and Artists: An Argument for Black Studies in Canada (Two-Day Symposium)

Event Date: October 19th, 2018 Time: 5:00pm

The year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Congress of Black Writers and Artists in Montreal, Quebec. Created as a meeting place for Black intellectuals, activists and artists, the Congress offered an opportunity to engage in Black radical scholarship, to display Black creative production, for Black people to gather in communion and most importantly,…read more

Alumni & Friends

World Food Day Celebration

Event Date: October 18th, 2018 Time: 3:00pm

From grassroots-level food activism to the city level to exploring international food initiatives and beyond, learn how you can get involved to develop a more sustainable and just food system. International expert Dr. Filiberto Penados and students in the Belize Program on Food and Indigeneity will showcase exciting projects. We will be joined by representatives…read more

Alumni & Friends

Shifting Conditions, Governance, Reconciliation and Indigenous Women: A Talk by Lee Maracle

Event Date: October 17th, 2018 Time: 7:00pm

You are invited to a talk by Lee Maracle, titled “Shifting Conditions, Governance, Reconciliation and Indigenous Women.” When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 7 – 8 PM Where: Bahen Centre, Room 1160, 40 St. George Street Who: All are welcome Please contact June Larkin for more information. About Lee Maracle Born in North Vancouver, Lee Maracle…read more

Academic Programs

Graduate Scholarship Workshop

Event Date: October 17th, 2018 Time: 3:00pm

If you are applying to graduate schools and meet the eligibility criteria, you should consider applying for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship and/or a Canada Graduate Scholarship – Masters (SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR). In this workshop, you will:   *   Learn about the procedures for applying for these scholarships   *   Learn to describe your research interests…read more

Community Engaged Learning

Connecting Classroom, Campus and Community: Community Engaged Learning Students’ Symposium

Event Date: April 9th, 2018 Time: 10:00am

Please join us for the Community Engaged Learning Students’ Symposium. Here’s what you can expect: Keynote by Ciann Wilson ((Wilfrid Laurier University): “Who Benefits? The Implications of Our Work in Community as Agents of the Academic Industrial Complex” Lunch — conversation and networking among student presenters, community supervisors and those interested in learning more about the…read more

Academic Support Services

Study Fest 2018

Event Date: April 5th, 2018 Time: 12:00pm

Want to unwind and decompress before finals? Come to Study Fest for free food, animals, games, crafts and meditation!  Admission is free and activities will be running all day long. This Study Fest will feature a monitor lizard, a large tortoise, a sugar glider, an angora rabbit, a scarlet ibis, a singing parrot, Savannah and…read more

International Foundation Program

COOKsmart: Free Cooking Class

Event Date: March 29th, 2018 Time: 5:00pm

Living off campus next year and learning how to cook? Already know how to cook and want to spice up your repertoire? Look no further: COOKsmart has you covered! On March 27 and March 29 between 5 PM and 7 PM, learn how to cook chicken in five different ways that taste delicious and save…read more

Academic Programs

6th Annual Knowledge Fair

Event Date: March 29th, 2018 Time: 2:00pm

Please join us for a dynamic event in which New One students will walk you through research projects that directly impact our daily lives. From jobs and food insecurity to issues of online privacy, topics include sustainable food production, eating disorders, food and health, various projects questioning our relationship with technology, the intersection between health and social…read more

New College

New College Student Council Grad Formal

Event Date: March 23rd, 2018 Time: 6:30pm

Save the date! The New College Student Council cordially invites you to join us for an exquisite night at the Four Seasons Hotel for our annual Grad Formal! Take a night off to celebrate your accomplishments and successes with your fellow peers and classmates! Enjoy a three course meal, DJ, dance floor, photo booth, special performances…read more