EDUCATION IS POWER: 11TH ANNUAL BLACK STUDENTS ASSOCIATION HIGH SCHOOL CONFERENCE
On Tuesday, April 27, the University of Toronto Black Student‘s Association is hosting its 11th annual high school conference: Education is Power. The event will feature a keynote address from Alissa Trotz, Director of the Caribbean Studies Program, who teaches in the Women and Gender Studies Institute. She currently has a SSHRC Grant to look at the reconfiguration of feminist activism in the neoliberal Caribbean. The event is being held in partnership with U of T‘s Office of Student Recruitment, the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office, New College, the Faculty of Arts and Science and the TD Bank Financial Group.
What: Black Student‘s Association Annual High School Conference: Education is Power.
Who: Keynote speaker Alissa Trotz,
When: Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Conference events from 9:15 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. (See attached Schedule)
Keynote speaker Alissa Trotz – 9:55 a.m.
Where: Convocation Hall, 31 King‘s College Circle, University of Toronto
INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
Monday, March 22, 2010 3:30-5pm
International Student Centre, 33 St. George Street, Cumberland Room
Come and Mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and join conversation on what this day means for you. Also, please join us for a special video presentation, music and coffee/sweets.
This event is co-hosted by the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Officer and the Special Advisor on Equity Issues. All students, staff and faculty are welcome. For more info, please call 416 978-2196.
CIVILITY, RESPECT AND ENGAGEMENT: WHAT IS THEIR ROLE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST RACISM?
Monday, March 22nd, 2010
Noon – 1:15pm
In the past couple of months the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work has been engaged in ongoing dialogue and education about issues related to anti-Semitism, racism, discrimination and any form of exclusion. Please take this opportunity to learn more about these important issues which affect all of us and the communities with which we work.
Host: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work Panel
Isfahan Merali, Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Officer, University of Toronto
Rani Srivastava, Deputy Chief, Nursing Practice, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Ayman Al-Yassini, Executive Director, Canadian Race Relations Foundation
THE HAITIAN APOCALYPSE AND REBIRTH: THE NEED FOR A CHRISTOPHERIAN (KING HENRY I) PHOENIX
Music, auction of Haitian art, speakera Haitian professor from the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Patrick Bellegarde-Smith), for a public lecture, with live musicians and a silent auction of Haitian Art
CAFÉ CONVERSATIONS ON GENDER, IDENTITY, VOICE: SPEAKING UP IN CLASS!
GENDER, IDENTITY, VOICE: SPEAKING UP IN CLASS!
How has your class participation been affected by your gender, race, age or sexuality? Join us at our Cafe Conversations to discuss current issues facing women students.
St. George: Tuesday, March 2, 3-4pm
Location: Reznikoff’s Cafe
UTM: Thursday, March 4, 3-4pm
Location: South Building, Ante chamber (Rm 3129)
This event is co-hosted by the Status ofWomen Office and the Anti-Racism andCultural Diversity Office. Your first coffee is on us. Please email email@example.com to let us know if you are coming. We look forward to seeing you!
1ST ANNUAL LEADERS OF TOMORROW AFRICAN-CANADIAN AND DIASPORA STUDENT CONFERENCE
Sponsors: Ontario Black History Society, Equity Studies @ New College & The Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00pm,
The conference goal is to promote “the varied contributions education makes by providing a public engagement to share in the learning of African-Canadian and Diaspora heritage”. The speakers will include Rosemary Sadlier, President of Ontario Black History Society, several students, Prof. Melanie Newton, Dr. George Dei and several other academics from McMaster and York.
Refreshments and lunch will be provided.
“THE NATURAL BLACK ATHLETE STUDENT? THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE??”
Join us for a panel discussion exploring the roles of education and sport in the development of “Black” Youth
Date: February 25th, 2010
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Location: 55 Harbord St. University of Toronto Athletic Centre, Rm. 307
Speakers: Dr. Robert Pitter, Associate Professor, School of Recreation Managenement & Kinesiology, Acadia University
Sharon Butler, Head Coach, George Brown College women‘s basketball team
Dr. Carl James, Director, Centre for Education & Community, Faculty of Education,
York UniversityCo-Sponsors: Faculty of Physical Education & Health, Centre for Leadership Training & Education, the Centre for Sport Policy Studies, Black Students Association and the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office
SOUNDS OF THE SOUL: AN EVENING OF MULTI-FAITH MUSIC
Date: Feb. 24th, 2010
Location: The Great Hall atHart House (7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto)
Participants: Bhakti Yoga Club, First Nations House, Ismaili Youth Choir, Mutamba Rainos. Varsity Jews, UofT Gospel Choir
Co-Sponsors: The Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office, Hart House, and the Multi-Faith Centre
“WHAT IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH?”
Join us for an informative and empowering evening which delves into the history behind Black History Month. The guided discussion will be followed by a multimedia presentation. The event will conclude with light refreshments. Don‘t go home empty-handed -be sure to pick up some resources and materials on your way out, courtesy of the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office.
Date: Feb, 2nd, 2010
Location: University of Toronto Mississauga Campus (Erindale College) Student Centre Presentation Room
Co-sponsors: UTM Erindale Campus African Student Association (ECASA), UTM Caribbean Connections and the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office
BLACK HISTORY MONTH OPENING CEREMONIES
Join us for this cultural & educational event featuring live song and dance performances, and an educational video presentation. Stop by exhibition tables from A Different Booklist, local Toronto Artists and the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office.
Date: Jan. 30th, 2010
Location: William Doo Auditorium, New College, University of Toronto
*Supported by the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office
*Refreshments will be served
HART HOUSE $5 BUCK LUNCH – FAITH CLUBS DAY “FOOD, FAITH AND CULTURE”
Date: Jan 27th, 2010
Time: 11:45am – 2:00pm
Location: The Great Hall, Hart House
Co-Sponsors: The Multi-Faith Centre, the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office, and Student Faith Clubs.
THE OBAMA EFFECT
A Canadian/U.S. perspective on what to expect if Barack Obama becomes President.
A CABJ roundtable discissuion
Friday, October 31, 2009
Hart House Library
University of Toronto
7 Hart House Circle
Guest Speakers: George Elliott Clark (Professor, Canadian Literature, UofT), Will Strickland (President, Urban Music Assoc. of Canada), Adrienne Jones (Chair, Democrats Abroad Canada), Clifton Joseph (Reporter, CBC Television)
Free for CABJ members, UofT students/staff
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