Indigenous Resistance and Colonial Realities

A Workshop

Presented by the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) and the Accessibility Community Equity Committee (ACE)

          September 18th.  12:45 – 2:15pm

York U. Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies Building Room 140


This workshop will focus on the failure of European powers to colonize North America. It will also deal with the strength and determination of Indigenous Peoples in the face of continual oppression and the racial hierarchy in Canadian institutions, including universities. Facilitators will discuss the exclusion of Aboriginal and indigenous bodies in academic spaces, the colonial dimensions of academic research, and the ways indigenous peoples from places around the world have reclaimed knowledge.

 

     Facilitator:

Robin Cavanagh

Panelists :

George Dei

Filipe Montaya-Greenheck

Ravi de Costa

Megan Bertasson

 

Contacts:  ciann.wilson@gmail.com  or kipfer@yorku.ca

 

 

 

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Equity and Diversity Workshop Series

Equity & Diversity

   a workshop series presented by:

The Faculty of Environmental Studies(FES)
&

Accessibility Community Equity Committee (ACE)

Fall 2012

HNES room 140

   September 18th, 2012.    12:45 – 2:15pm

Indigenous Resistance and Colonial Realities

October 16th, 2012. 12:45-2:15pm

Humanitarian Intervention, Canada and Empire – Learning from Haiti

October 23rd, 2012. 9:30 – 11:30am

 The Invisible Fence – York U’s Relationship to the Jane-Finch Community

 

 November 13th, 2012. 12:45 – 2:15pm

Occupy Between the 1 and the 99% – Power, Privilege and Poverty

November 20th, 2012. 12:45 – 2:15pm

 Positive Vibes – Experiences of HIV-Positive People

For more information please visit:

https://aceatyorku.wordpress.com

Contacts: ciann.wilson@gmail.com      kipfer@yorku.ca

The Annual Racism and National Consciousness Conference

11th_annual_RNC_conference NO TO IMPERIALISM with Ward Churchill & Arnold Itwaru 1st announcement

NO TO IMPERIALISM

RESISTANCE, REVOLUTION

AND THE DISMANTLING OF WESTERN CONTROL

 

You are invited to the 11th annual Caribbean Studies New College conference on

 

RACISM & NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS

 

with

 

Ward Churchill

Internationally acclaimed anti-imperialist Cherokee scholar

 

Arnold Itwaru

Revolutionary inter-disciplinary anti-colonial scholar

 

and

 

a panel on Imperialism and Resistance in Haiti

with Kevin Edmonds and others

 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 27th 2012       10 am to 5 pm
WILLIAM DOO AUDITORIUM, 45 WILLCOCKS @ SPADINA,

(South East corner of Willcocks & Spadina, 1 block south of Harbord)
NEW COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

This is a peoples’ conference. It is free and open to all. For each of  the last 10 years about 350 engaging scholars, students, activists, writers, community and cultural workers, primarily concerned peoples of the global south, resident in the imperial north, have found it informative,stimulating, and important, and look forward to attending. Pleaseregister through <nc.programs@utoronto.ca>  or <arnold.itwaru@utoronto.ca> well ahead of the date so we can cater for enough food for everyone. There is no registration fee. Lunch will be provided at no cost.

 

 

Further details of the conference program will follow, but do mark October 27th and plan to attend this important event.

 

 

Arnold Itwaru, Conference co-ordinator        Natasha Ksonzek, Conference committee