This series of public lectures, panel discussions, film screenings, workshops, artistic walking interventions, performances, and master classes aim to actively engage in pedagogies of refusal and solidarity. The program aims to walk-with and think-with Indigenous, Black, 2 spirit, queer and trans artists and scholars to work through concepts related to land, settler colonialism, slavery, erasure, violence, and refusal.

Confirmed speakers and scholars in-residence include Kim Tallbear (University of Alberta) and Elizabeth Povinelli (Columbia University).

February 26 to March 5 2018. Location: The University of Toronto, St. George Campus.

More details coming soon.

This event has been funded through the Jackman Humanities Institute, The Drama Centre University of Toronto, Sexuality and Diversity Studies University of Toronto, and the First Nations House University of Toronto.

Organized by: Stephanie Springgay, Curriculum, Teaching & Learning, OISE; V.K. Preston, FAS Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies, University of Toronto