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.

Indigenous dancers in front of colourful animals

Join Alumni Tracy Primeau, BA ‘98, in a discussion about Indigenous Business and Leadership. Tracy Primeau is a shift manager at Bruce Power, and also member of many  organizations – she is a member of the Board of Directors of Women in Nuclear Canada, Chair of the Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey, Executive of the Kincardine Bulldogs Hockey Club and sits on two Municipality of Kincardine Council committees.  

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.

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Quentin Grafton, Professor of Economics and Chairholder UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance at the Australian National University (ANU), will present: Responding to the World Water Crisis: Mar del Plata (1977) to New York (2023).


Aimée Craft, Professor Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa and University Research Chair Nibi miinawaa aki inaakonigewin: Indigenous governance in relationship with land and water, will present: Recognizing the spiritedness and agency of water: Personhood and other legal approaches.

Join Elaine Gómez as she will describe the importance of representation in games and digital media. She will speak to how gaming has the power to destroy the perpetuation of stereotypical perceptions and will explain how games can be designed to create social impact in meaningful ways.