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Decolonizing the Curricula

Maawanji-idiwag (They come together): Institutional Approaches to Decolonizing Curricula is a virtual discussion, where a panel of academics and practitioners experienced in theoretical decolonization and who have taken concrete steps and actions to decolonize curricula in their respective institutions will discuss opportunities and challenges for institutional approaches and practices to decolonize curricula.

White Fragility: Why it's so hard to for white people to talk about racism book coverIn September, Professor Frankie Condon, who has conducted extensive research in anti-racism rhetoric and anti-racism pedagogy, will lead the discussion of Robin DiAngelo’s, White Fragility (2018), the New York Times bestseller that gained international prominence in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd in the US.

21 things you may not know about the indian act book coverEach month, led by a member of our campus community, a book from the President's Anti-racism Task Force's (PART) carefully curated list will be reviewed and discussed. The book that will be discussed is "21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality" by Bob Joseph.

Explorations of Asian identity, perceptions and belonging. May 25, 2021. 1 - 2:30 p.m. Virtual panel discussion.

In honour of Asian heritage month the President's Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) invites you to attend Explorations of Asian Identity, Perceptions and Belonging. The event will feature a robust panel discussion that explores Asian-Canadian identity and anti-Asian racism, particularly in light of the rise in hate crimes over the past year.

Join the virtual audience for the Winter 2021 Concept $5K Finals!

Watch 10 promising student teams take the virtual stage and compete for their share of $20K in grant funding to help take startup ideas to the next level. Besides seeing some great pitches, you can also hear from Concept Interim Director, John Dick, and University of Waterloo Entrepreneurship Society about how to get involved with entrepreneurship and find co-founders.

Saturday, May 14, 2022 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

kȃ-nîmihitocik: They Who Are Dancing

Featuring Cellist and Composer Cris Derksen, the Andromeda Trio and premiering works by Cris Derksen and Karen Sunabacka

Held during the Indigenous Mennonite Encounters in Time and Place conference, attendees and the broader community are invited to attend this free concert, held at the Threate of the Arts, at the University of Waterloo.

Registration for the concert is required. Admission to the concert is free. We invite pay-as-you-can cash donations at the door to help cover expenses.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

Inaugural Lecture in the Study of Palestine at UWaterloo Series

The Faculty of Arts is pleased to invite members of the campus community and beyond to the Inaugural Lecture in the Study of Palestine. This special event features distinguished guest speaker, Dr. Reem Bahdi, Dean of Windsor Law, the first Palestinian law professor in Canada and the first Palestinian law dean in North America.