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8:00 am

Canadian Black Scientists Network – BE-STEMM 2023 conference

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 4 @ 5:00 pm

The four-day virtual, multidisciplinary program will feature research in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine & Health (STEMM). The conference will include keynote talks by established and rising star Black scholars in STEMM, contributed talks by Black scholars, practitioners, students, and educators, across disciplines, panel discussions, and an opportunity to mentor emerging Black scientists in its ... Read More

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4:00 pm

Black, Japanese, and More Than the Sum of Our Parts: Misogynoir in Women’s Sport Media

February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place (at Trinity College)
Toronto, Toronto M5S 3K7 Canada
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This presentation provides a textual analysis of the intolerable misogynoir aimed at tennis professional Naomi Osaka, and key moments in her media (mis)representations. Results of a study co-authored with Dr. Sabrina Razack revealed three main themes: (1) ongoing misogynoir and colorism of sport media and athlete sponsors; (2) racial, national and diaspora media (mis)representations; and ... Read More

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BLACKtivation Day – Scarborough Campus Students’ Union (SCSU)

February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UTSC Meeting Place

Sankofa is an African word from the Akan tribe in Ghana.  The literal translation of the word and the symbol is “it is not taboo to fetch what is at risk of being left behind.” Come and kick off SCSU Sankofa 2023 with food, music and much more.

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6:00 pm

Soft Cooking at Hart House

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Soft Cooking is about bringing more ease, joy and play into the kitchen, while developing a practice of care and reconciliation. Spending time around food has become a great past-time that brings together friends and family. This class is for anyone interested in exploring a new cuisine, creating connection and finding new friends. Founder and ... Read More

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6:30 pm

Designing Black Spaces with Community Accountability

February 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, 1 Spadina Crescent DA170 (Main Hall)
Toronto, ON, M5S 2J5 Canada
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Featuring Tura Cousins Wilson of SOCA, Jessica Kirk of the Wildseed Centre for Art and Activism and Jessica Hines of Black Urbanism Toronto, this conversation about what it means to take accountability within the practice of design and focus on Black community engagement is the first in a series centred around Blackness in architecture and ... Read More

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10:00 pm

Ghetto Fabulous: Black Y2K Party

February 1 @ 10:00 pm - February 2 @ 10:00 pm
Come See Me, 656 College Street
Toronto, ON M5T 1T1 Canada
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Join the Black Students' Association at U of T as we reclaim the world "Ghetto" and honor the Black subculture of the 90s and early 2000s "Ghetto Fabulous". Dress Code: Y2K, 90s Tickets will prioritize the black student body across all 3 UofT Campuses. However, tickets are open to all, including non-uoft and non-black students. PLEASE NOTE: ... Read More

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