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OISE Black Faculty in Conversation 2024: Showing up for Black Women in Higher Education

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Join the OISE community and OISE Black faculty for a special conversation that honours the achievements of Black women in academia and acknowledges their leadership and impact. This annual Black History Month event will explore what it means to be Black and a woman in higher education — highlighting the distinct challenges Black women face in ... Read More

Black Diasporas Tkaronto-Toronto: Public Lecture with Kholisile Dhliwayo

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design 1 Spadina Crescent DA170 (Main Hall), Toronto, ON, Canada

The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design hosts a public lecture with Kholisile Dhliwayo on the tenets and methodology of making Black Diasporas Naarm-Melbourne and the forthcoming Black Diasporas Tkaronto-Toronto—projects celebrating cultural practices and knowledge systems that support the creation of places where Black communities can thrive. In particular, the talk will ... Read More

Black Histories Edit-A-Thon- Black STEM Histories: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Engineering Library - Classroom E 10 King's College Rd, Toronto, ON, Canada

Join the Black Histories Edit-a-thon for a series of free, online events throughout Black History Month! No experience necessary! You can learn the basics or get a refresher on editing Wikipedia and Wikidata, then edit alongside others who are passionate about improving digital coverage of Black histories and experiences. You can also join the event ... Read More

Session 2 – The Black Nursing Student Experience: Finding our Voice Through Community (Advancing Black Nursing Leadership Series)

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Bloomberg Nursing invites you attend our Black Futures Month – Advancing Black Nursing Leadership Lunch and Learn Series, a month-long initiative honouring and celebrating Black History Month. Join for three lunch and learn sessions featuring alumni and students who will discuss the impact of Black Nurses in leadership, the importance of mentorship, and the ways in ... Read More

Film Launch: Anti-Black Racism in Canadian City Planning

Innis Town Hall Theatre 2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

Join us for the premiere of "Nothing for Us, Without Us," which explores anti-Black racism in Canadian Cities (Little Jamaica in Toronto, Hogan's Alley in Vancouver, and Africville in Nova Scotia). This powerful mini-documentary sheds light on the persistent issue of anti-Black racism and its impact on urban planning. Through interviews, personal stories, and expert ... Read More

Trinbagonian Film Screenings: ‘Short Drop’ & ‘All Skin No Laugh’

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Join fellow alumni for a Trinbagonian short-film screening and live Q&A. Horror/Thriller/Folklore films Short Drop and All Skin No Laugh will be streamed online followed by a live Q&A with Directors Romario Reyes, Israel Silva and Executive Producer Mary-Rebekah Reyes (HBA 2022 UTM). Both films are rated PG-13. Registration required.  Please contact Alumni Relations if you require information in an alternate format, or if any other ... Read More

A Symposium on the Histories of Housing Discrimination

Bahen Centre for Information and Technology - room 1180   40 St George St, Toronto, ON, Canada

The histories and geographies of housing discrimination in Canada is not well known and is understudied. Human Rights Commission Reports between 1961-1977 indicate the prevalence of this issue; and are only what Frances Henry calls ‘the tip of the iceberg’ as most instances of housing discrimination are not reported. Housing discrimination has material consequences for ... Read More

GAME CHANGERS: Dialogue in Sports at the University of Toronto

Hart House - Debates Room 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON, Canada

Join the BIPOC Varsity Association (BVA) for a Black History Month panel discussion on the game changers in sports at the University of Toronto. Featured panelists: Teri Dennis-Davies, Chief People & Inclusion Officer at Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) Darrell Adams, Head Coach of the U of T Varsity Blues Football Team and Former NFL/CFL Player ... Read More

Barbershop 2024

Hart House Map Room (1039) 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON, Canada

Monthly hair services right on campus. Whether you need to refresh your fade, or crisp up that line. Barbershop has got you covered. Join us at Hart House, University of Toronto Student Union, Black Students Association and Student Life - Black Engagement for monthly, free drop-in barber services for students who have Afro-textured hair needs. ... Read More

Brother Screening and Q&A

Innis Town Hall Theatre 2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

The Canadian Film Forum presents a special screening of the award-winning drama, Brother, in celebration of Black History Month. Written and directed by Clement Virgo and produced by Cinema Studies alum Sonya Di Rienzo, Brother tells the story of two sons maturing into young men amidst Toronto’s pulsing 90s hip-hop scene. A Q&A will follow the screening with members of the ... Read More