Caribbean Studies

Senior Doctoral Fellow Speaker Series

Event Date: May 5th, 2021 Time: 1:30pm

Please join us for The 2020-2021 Senior Doctoral Fellow Speaker Series. Register here to attend. Wednesday, May 5, 1:30-2:00pm Catia Dignard (Caribbean Studies) Linguistic Representations of Black Characters in Cuban Fiction of the New Millennium If scholarship has focused on the return to the stereotypical portrayals of black characters during the 1990s, and that were…read more

Caribbean Studies

Crisis, Continuity, & Change in the Caribbean

Event Date: April 29th, 2021 Time: 10:00am

Diaspora Voices 2021 – Crisis, Continuity & Change in the Caribbean An interdisciplinary, student-run conference hosted by the University of Toronto’s Caribbean Studies Program. Conference Date: Thursday April 29, 2021 (10am-4:30pm)   This conference is a showcase and celebration of the interdisciplinary, thought-provoking work that students within Caribbean Studies have put together this year. Within…read more

New College

Out At School Audio-Play

Event Date: April 9th, 2021 Time: 3:00pm

Join New College VP Tara Goldstein and her research team as they launch their audio-play Out at School on April 9. Register Here Out at School, based on 37 interviews conducted in the LGBTQ Families Speak Out research project (2014-2020), was created and recorded on Zoom in November 2020 and edited by OISE graduate student and sound…read more

Women and Gender Studies

Anti-Asian Racism and Intersectional Violence

Event Date: March 26th, 2021 Time: 12:00pm

The Women & Gender Studies Institute and the Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, invite you to a city roundtable on “Anti-Asian Racism and Intersectional Violence” We are organizing this event in light of the recent shootings in Atlanta and the rise of anti-Asian racism during COVID. While the presence of anti-Asian sentiments may seem…read more

New College

Expect the Unexpected

Event Date: March 25th, 2021 Time: 12:00pm

“Expect the Unexpected” Virtual Conference Thursday, March 25th, 2021 12pm-4pm   Program Keynote Talk: Dr. Ciann Wilson (Wilfred Laurier University) “The Diary of an Emerging Black Scholar” Performance: SExT (Sex Education by Theatre) Student and Community Youth Presentations   Register Here For Questions/Information, contact:  

African Studies

African Studies Conversation Cafe

Event Date: March 19th, 2021 Time: 5:30pm

Friday, March 19, 2021 5:30Pm-7PM Panelists: *Apefa Adjivon, Canada’s Top 30Under30 in Sustainability, Youth Advisor, World Humanitarian Forum & Canadian Commission for UNESCO *Michel Chikwanine, Author, Human Rights Advocate, Motivational Speaker / United Nations Fellow for People of African Descent *Edil Ga’al, MSc in African Studies, University of Oxford & Rhodes Scholar 2019 *Bamike Kuyoro,…read more

New College

Gather Screening

Event Date: March 15th, 2021 Time: 5:00pm

Join New College Global Food Equity Events, University of Toronto and Earth to Tables Legacies for a virtual asynchronous screening of Gather: film. A virtual screening link will be accessible March 15 – 22, 2021, and will be emailed to you on March 15th.  Register on Eventbrite to receive your link on March 15th. “Gather…read more

Women and Gender Studies

International Women’s Day Public Lecture

Event Date: March 10th, 2021 Time: 6:00pm

The Women and Gender Studies Institute Welcomes Dr. Afua Cooper, Scholar, Artist, Activist “Chloe Cooley: Enslavement in Ontario, Settler Colonialism, Objectification, and Resistance.” Afua Cooper is an award-winning scholar, artist and activist whose research on slavery, abolition, freedom, Black education, and women studies across Canada has made her a leading figure in African Canadian studies. Her…read more

Community Engaged Learning

Working for Change Conference 2021

Event Date: February 26th, 2021 Time: 10:00am

The 2021 Working for Change Virtual Conference is taking place Friday, February 26th 10AM – 2:30PM! Join us for an afternoon of networking, learning and dialogue with social justice advocates on what it takes to work for social justice in the non-profit sector. Pursuing opportunities in the social justice sector in our present moment is a daunting prospect. The…read more