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    March 17
    Website Launch: Centre for Global Disability Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough
    The Centre for Global Disability Studies (CGDS) is a new research centre established in 2020 and housed at University of Toronto Scarborough. CGDS serves a catalyst to bring together faculty members, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and others conducting anti-ableist, intersectional, and interdisciplinary social science and humanities disability studies research from across all three University of Toronto (UofT) campuses and broader community. CGDS supports transdisciplinary research in disability studies and promotes a transnational, anticolonial approach to advancing the field of disability studies, with a strong commitment to interdependence, accessibility, and disability justice. Seeking to improve the campus climate for researchers and audiences with disabilities across UofT, CGDS aspires to foster critical conversations that advance other ways of thinking about disability.
    To learn more about CGDS, visit: https://globaldisabilitystudies.ca/
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    February 22
    Virtual Master of Education Open House - March 6, 2021
    Are you interested in earning a Master of Education degree from OISE at the University of Toronto? Join us on March 6 for our Master of Education open house from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to learn more about our unique Master of Education programs, career prospects post-graduation, and meet with program and admissions representatives.
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    February 11
    COVID Update: All Social Justice Education courses will be offered online
    As a result of COVID, all courses available during Summer 2021 will be offered online.
    Important Dates:
    Monday, March 15, 2021: Summer Session 2021 course offerings and selection information available this week.
    Wednesday, March 24, 2021: Summer 2021 Course selection begins at 6am Toronto Time.
    For more information or updates, visit: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/ro/Graduate_Students/Continuing_Students/Course_Information/Course_Schedules/Fall_Winter_Course_Schedule.html
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    February 10
    Difficulties navigating COVID? Check out our COVID Student Resource Guide!
    The Social Justice Education COVID Student Resource Guide offers a variety of services accessible within the Greater Toronto Area
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    February 08
    Social Justice Education Celebrates African Scholars Award Winner: Tshweu Moleme!
    'Exceptional role models': African Scholars Awards recognize contributions to university and society
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    December 22, 2020
    Happy holidays from the Department of Social Justice Education!
    Happy holidays from the Department of Social Justice Education! The Department, OISE and the University of Toronto will be closed from December 23, 2020 to January 3, 2021. The OISE building will be closed from December 23, 2020 and will re-open on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 9am EDT.
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    December 18, 2020
    Meet some of our current students!
    The department is working to better highlight the research and work of our current students. Stay tuned for more updates!
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    December 14, 2020
    From Engineering to Social Justice Education: Meet Mani Azimzadeh, SJE MEd, 2019
    Mani Azimzadeh graduated from the Master of Education in Social Justice Education in 2019, with a collaborative specialization in Sexual Diversity Studies. Read more about his experience at SJE!
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    December 08, 2020
    Department of Social Justice Education is seeking an Associate or Full Professor - Black Studies in Education
    The Department of Social Justice Education (SJE) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with a specialization in Black Studies in Education. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter. All application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by Thursday, January 21, 2021, 11:59pm EST.
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    December 04, 2020
    Video recording and closed captioning for Indigenous Land and Water Defense Actions & Strategies of Solidarity Virtual Round-table now available
    There is now a video recording and closed captioning available for the Indigenous Land and Water Defense Actions & Strategies of Solidarity Virtual Round-table that took place on November 6, 2020. The event was organized by SJE Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en and the Indigenous Education Network at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto and supported by funding from the Department for Social Justice Education, Ontario Institute for Education, University of Toronto.
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    November 26, 2020
    Congratulations to our Department of Social Justice Education Class of 2020!
    Today, we celebrate the many achievements and contributions of our SJE Class of 2020! 🎓🎉 We share these words to the graduating class. #OISEGrad20 #UofTGrad20
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    November 24, 2020
    Department of Social Justice Education is seeking an Assistant Professor - Disability Studies in Education
    The Department of Social Justice Education (SJE) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto invites application for a full-time tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in Disability Studies in Education. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter. All application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by Thursday, December 17, 2020, 11:59pm EST.
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    November 23, 2020
    CIARS launches the Dismantling Anti-Black Racism in Schooling, Education, and Beyond resource guide
    The Centre for Integrative Anti-Racism Studies launches an Anti-Black Racism Resource Guide: Dismantling Anti-Black Racism in Schooling, Education, and Beyond. The resource was developed following the inaugural CIARS in Conversation talk on Dismantling Anti-Black Racism in Schooling and Education. The resource booklet provides books, interviews, webinars, documentaries, articles, reports, toolkits, and resources on the experiences of Black communities in Canada and the impacts of systemic anti-Black racism. It is organized by chapters which highlights: Black communities in Canada, Black feminism, Anti-racist and Anti-colonial theory, Teaching and Talking about Race and Racism, and Affirming Health and Wellness.
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    November 21, 2020
    In robes and pyjamas, with cake and hugs, U of T graduates celebrate virtual fall convocation
    With their families and on social media, thousands of University of Toronto students celebrated graduation Saturday during U of T's annual fall convocation - the second virtual convocation in its 193-year history.
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    November 20, 2020
    OISE in conversation with SJE MA student Tiana Bone, as part of a profile on Indigenous student researchers for Indigenous Education Week
    The year 2020 has been a year where systemic injustices have been amplified and exposed as detrimental barriers to health and wellbeing. As the University of Toronto and OISE mark Indigenous Education Week, focused on the theme of grassroots and community-building initiatives, OISE News wanted to highlight two Indigenous students who have a passion for education as a tool for creating healthier communities.
    "I think it's important for Indigenous people to be leading Indigenous research because most of the methodological approaches that Indigenous people want to see require their understanding and expertise. It's harder for non-Indigenous people to grasp them," says SJE MA student Tiana Bone.
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    November 18, 2020
    Congratulations to the Department of Social Justice Education Class of 2020!
    Congratulations to the Department of Social Justice Education Class of 2020! We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments at the upcoming UofT and OISE convocations! 🎓🎉 #OISEGrad2020 #UofTGrad20. See OISE convocation hub for details on events.
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    November 13, 2020
    Virtual Roundtable: Indigenous Land & Water Defense Actions & Strategies of Solidarity
    SJE Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en and Indigenous Education Network organized a virtual roundtable event on November 6, 2020
    The panel of speakers consisted of Sandra Owén:nakon Deer, Sleydo' Molly Wickham, Starla Myers, Dr. Pamela Palmater and Skyler Williams. The event began with a warm welcome and ceremonial honouring of the land.
    The first panelist, Sandra Owén:nakon Deer, shared a personal recollection of the historical and current insufficient actions taken towards reparation, emphasizing the lack of dialogue between the Canadian government and Indigenous peoples for over 500 years. Sandra Owén:nakon Deer also spoke about the communal connection to the natural world that can be seen among all global citizens, asserting her imperative concern for the future of the earth, more specifically the lack of natural resources that will be left for her grandchildren.
    The second panelist, Sleydo' Molly Wickham, shared an update on Wet'suwet'en territory. She highlighted the importance of allyship, resiliency and strength, thanking the considerable number of Indigenous peoples and allies across Turtle Island that are perpetually exposing themselves to violence by virtue of the Canadian government and other agencies.
    Journalist Starla Myers spoke next, sharing first-hand experience interviewing elders with an abundance of practice defending the land and water over many years. She discussed how she utilizes her voice in journalism to boost the voices of her nation, suggesting that these are the voices often absent in media.
    Dr. Pamela Palmater spoke next, introducing a concept termed "criminally Indigenous" which refers to the fact that Indigenous peoples in Canada have had to break "every unjust law to be Indigenous." Dr. Palmater focused on illuminating resiliency and strength, while encouraging the audience to utilize their voices to generate change.
    The final panelist, Skyler Williams, called in from Land Back Lane 1492. Skyler Williams invited the audience to envision his surroundings by providing the audience with an in-depth analysis of the "flat, barren clay land" and the traumatic violence experienced by those defending the land. Skyler Williams concludes by encouraging the audience to critically examine the "uses and abuses of Canadian law".
    A link to the video recording will be made available shortly.
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    October 23, 2020
    SJE PhD Candidate Jacqueline Scott in conversation with OISE on her doctoral research and findings on Blackness, race, outdoor space and the environment
    SJE PhD Candidate Jacqueline Scott's research focuses on how to make outdoor recreation and environmentalism more welcoming for Black people, and says Toronto's lower-income and racialized communities have less access to green space and fewer trees.
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    October 09, 2020
    SJE PhD Student Terri-Lynn Langdon wins the Eric Waldron Scholarship
    SJE PhD Student Terri-Lynn Langdon is the recipient of the 2020 Eric Waldron Scholarship. The Eric Waldron Scholarship is awarded to a student with cerebral palsy who is a current Lifetime Member of OFCP and who is enrolled in an Ontario College or University and who has already completed their first year. Congratulations Terri-Lynn!
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    October 08, 2020
    SJE Chair and Professor Njoki Wane co-chairs newly created Anti-Black Racism Task Force
    SJE Chair and Professor Njoki Wane joins Desma Charlemagne-Michel, Dexter Voisin and Roger Bulgin as co-chairs of University of Toronto's Anti-Black Racism Task Force. Members of the University of Toronto community are being invited to take part in the newly created Anti-Black Racism Task Force - an initiative that aims to identify and address anti-Black racism and promote Black inclusion and excellence across U of T's three campuses.
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    October 07, 2020
    Alumni Samantha Peters Appointed as Black Legal Mentor-In-Residence at University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law
    Samantha Peters, alumni of the Sociology and Equity Studies in Education (SESE), now Social Justice Education, has been appointed as Black Legal Mentor-in-Residence at University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law. Samantha is deeply committed to community and legal work related to racial justice, anti-violence and workers' rights.
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    September 24, 2020
    SJE PhD student Madeleine De Welles is a Massey College Junior Fellow
    SJE PhD student Madeleine De Welles represent SJE as one of 127 Junior Fellows at Massey College this year. Massey College Junior Fellow represent a wide range of disciplines, interests and backgrounds. Junior Fellows are full-time students at the University of Toronto, either registered with the School of Graduate Studies or pursuing professional degrees.
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    September 14, 2020
    Congratulations SJE Professor Megan Boler and SJE PhD Candidate Elizabeth Davis on launch of new book!
    SJE Professor Megan Boler and SJE PhD Candidate Elizabeth Davis co-edited Affective Politics of Digital Media: Propaganda by Other Means (Routledge). This interdisciplinary, international collection examines how sophisticated digital practices and technologies exploit and capitalize on emotions, with particular focus on how social media are used to exacerbate social conflicts surrounding racism, misogyny, and nationalism.
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    September 11, 2020
    SJE Chair Professor Njoki Wane welcomes new SJE students
    On Friday, September 11, the department welcomed new students into the SJE community, at the departmental orientation. SJE Chair Professor Wane opened the orientation and stated, "we come from diverse programs and different ways of knowing. You have to be ready to listen to others to have meaningful conversations. We are a unique department, from our scholarship to faculty. We are rupturing the status quo."
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    September 02, 2020
    Members of the SJE Community will be supporting and participating in the Scholar Strike against anti-Black police violence, anti-Indigenous and colonial violence
    Members of the SJE community will be supporting and participating in the Scholar Strike against anti-Black police violence, anti-Indigenous and colonial violence, taking place in the U.S. and Canada, from September 9-10. The Scholar Strike will be hosting public digital teach-in's, and has provided resources and ways to engage.
    SJE faculty members, students and alum will be facilitating, moderating and leading the programming. SJE has also rescheduled our orientation events, in participation and support of the Scholar Strike.
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    August 24, 2020
    SJE Profs pen open letter to defund and abolish UofT campus police
    SJE Professors rosalind hampton and Vannina Sztainbok, along with UTM's Professor Beverly Bain pen an open letter to President Gertler on defunding and abolishing UofT campus police. The open letter in The Varsity highlights how an institution premised on fear, domination and force does not make UofT safe.
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    August 10, 2020
    "The Checkup: Are Ontario schools ready for reopening?" webinar recording is now available
    The video for "The Checkup: Are Ontario schools ready for reopening?" webinar is now available. Education experts, parents, students and teachers share their thoughts on what it will take to ensure a high-quality learning environment this September. The webinar included parent and SJE PhD student Jennifer Sylvester.
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    August 07, 2020
    SJE PhD student Jennifer Sylvester speaks on the Heartberry podcast
    Check out the Indigenous Education Network sponsored episode of Heartberry podcast. In this episode, Shanna and Yotakahron interview SJE PhD student Jennifer Sylvester about experiences as a mature Indigenous student.
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    August 04, 2020
    SJE PhD student Emily Alanna Moorhouse's talk on "Constellations for the Future: Curating Consent Through Media" now available online
    SJE PhD student Emily Alanna Moorhouse's talk on "Constellations for the Future: Curating Consent Through Media" is now available online. Emily's talk was part of TED x UTSC back in February. Her talk explores her ongoing research on the possibilities and limitations of participatory media literacy approaches to learning about "sexual consent" and healthy relationships with adolescents in Toronto.
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    July 30, 2020
    Video for CIARS Townhall on Resistance, Healing and Recovery: Reclaiming Hope and New Futures now available
    Video recording for #CIARStownhall "Resistance, Healing and Recovery: Reclaiming Hope and New Futures" is now available. This event included PhD candidate Chris Ramsaroop and MA student Diane Hill on the panel, as well as PhD student Marycarmen Lara Villanueva as moderator.
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    July 24, 2020
    CBC host and SJE alumni Amanda Parris reminds us that anti-racism is not a trend
    CBC host and SJE alumni Amanda Parris reminds us that anti-racism is not a trend. In this Black Light column, she looks at how movements have been derailed in the past, and provides thoughts on how to avoid distractions and manoeuvre roadblocks. She writes, "there are already warning signs of how this moment may be co-opted by those seeking only the appearance of change, rather than actual structural transformation."
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    July 17, 2020
    Video for CIARS Town Hall: Rising up During COVID-19 now available
    Video recording for #CIARStownhall Rising up During COVID-19- Solidarity, Anti-Black Racism and Health is now available. The CIARS Town Hall featured panelists: Cheryl Prescod from Black Creek Community Health Centre, Kathy Lewis from Toronto District School Board, Olivia Chow from Institute for Change Leaders, Dr. Onye Nnorom from Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Paul Taylor from FoodShare Toronto. And was moderated by SJE graduate Ezi Odozor, a former CIARS coordinator and current student support specialist with the University of Toronto.
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    July 16, 2020
    SJE Professor Lauren Bialystok speaks on the GlobalNews Radio Morning Show on the inequalities arising from remote learning
    SJE Professor Lauren Bialystok addresses how remote learning will exacerbate the inequalities between independent learners and those who need more support in the coming school year
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    July 15, 2020
    SJE MEd grad and incoming PhD student Miggy Esteban elected to the national Canadian Disability Studies Association Executive Board
    Congratulations to Jose Miguel "Miggy" Esteban! Miggy has been elected to the national Canadian Disability Studies Association Executive Board as Student Representative. Miggy recently completed his MEd in SJE and will be entering our SJE PhD program in September. Congratulations!
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    July 14, 2020
    New appointments of SJE Associate Chair and SJE Graduate Coordinator
    Professor Diane Farmer accepted the Associate Chair role, and will be appointed from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Professor Miglena Todorova agreed to act as the Graduate Coordinator from July 1, 2020 to December 30, 2020. Professor Tanya Titchkosky will resume the role of Graduate Coordinator on January 1, 2021, following her return from sabbatical.
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    July 07, 2020
    The Innovation Hub in conversation with SJE doctoral graduate Dr. Meng Xiao on how to support Chinese international students at the University of Toronto.
    See the Innovation Hub's conversation with recent SJE doctoral graduate Dr. Meng Xiao on supporting Chinese international students at the University of Toronto. Dr. Xiao talks about her recently published book titled "Student Engagement in Practice: Chinese International Graduate Student Engagement Handbook" which was inspired by her doctoral research.
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    July 03, 2020
    SJE Professor George Dei comments on the need for curriculum on race and ethnicity in secondary schools
    In this CBC news article on a recent petition for courses on race and ethnicity in secondary schools, SJE Professor George Dei says that this curriculum is long overdue. Professor Dei adds, "if you believe that racism is a fact of our social existence, then we have to see how our curriculum picks up these questions, and that there are no silences around it, that we do talk about our responsibilities."
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    June 26, 2020
    SJE MA graduate Marie Laing awarded the NAGS Master's Thesis Award
    SJE MA graduate Marie Laing has been awarded the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS) 2019-2020 Master's Thesis Award. Marie's thesis was entitled "Conversations with Young Two-Spirit, Trans and Queer Indigenous People about the Term Two-Spirit." Congratulations!
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    June 22, 2020
    SJE PhD candidate Janelle Brady writes about the deep roots of racism in Canada amid global anti-Black racism protests
    SJE PhD candidate Janelle Brady, an anti-racist educator, activist-researcher and community organizer, reflects on the anti-Black racism and police brutality protests erupting across Canada, the United States and the world, and asks non-Black marginalized and white communities to stand in solidarity.
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    June 16, 2020
    Congratulations to the SJE Class of 2020! #OISEGrad20
    The Department of Social Justice Education congratulates the SJE Class of 2020! Our 43 graduates, of PhD, EdD, MA and MEd graduating students were celebrated at the OISE Virtual Convocation Celebration and our SJE virtual celebration afterwards. We acknowledge all the many accomplishments, the hard work and sacrifices made, the learning and unlearning, the joy, the friendships of your journeys. Congratulations #OISEGrad20!
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    June 15, 2020
    SJE Professor George Dei comments on the history assignment that asked students to argue for settler colonialism
    In an interview with CityNews, SJE Professor George Dei recently commented on the assignment that was handed out by a teacher in the Hamilton Catholic School Board. He states, "we must begin to teach history in a way that talks about questions of power. Begin to talk about the absences, the negations, the omissions, the misrepresentation and also ask questions about who constructs the history. Why is that history always told from the standpoint of the dominant? Rather than from the standpoint of those who have been subjugated through history?"
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    June 10, 2020
    SJE professor rosalind hampton's recently published book "Black Racialization and Resistance at an Elite University" is available via open access
    SJE professor rosalind hampton's recently published book "Black Racialization and Resistance at an Elite University" is available via University of Toronto Press' open access initiative.
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    June 08, 2020
    SJE Professor Rinaldo Walcott discusses how affected performances of taking a knee dangerously obscure issues of police and state violence
    "If the knee was being taken in any kind of genuine way, after they got up they would have announced certain kinds of reforms, they would have announced certain kinds of initiatives. Taking the knee outside responding in substantive ways to the claims that the protesters are making, and the demands that the protesters are making is not sufficient. It's not enough, it's a distraction, it obscures the issue." SJE Professor Rinaldo Walcott discussed on CBC's The Current with Matt Galloway, how genuine gestures necessitate concrete actions and initiatives that address issues of police and state violence.
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    June 04, 2020
    SJE Professor Rinaldo Walcott writes of the need to work towards an abolitionist future
    SJE Professor Rinaldo Walcott pens a letter to the late Essex Hemphill and writes of the need to work towards an abolitionist future. Professor Walcott's piece is part of a series of 8 letters written by Black writers for Maclean's.
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    June 03, 2020
    SJE PhD Candidate Janelle Brady discusses how parents can talk to kids about standing up to racism
    Anti-racism researcher, educator and SJE PhD Candidate Janelle Brady discusses on Global News how parents can engage their children in conversations on racism.
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    June 03, 2020
    At home, online and with humour, U of T's Class of 2020 celebrate a virtual convocation
    The Department of Social Justice Education congratulates and celebrates all of our Class of 2020 graduating students! Our SJE graduates are among 15,000 other graduating students across the University of Toronto. Congratulations!
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    June 03, 2020
    SJE Statement of Solidarity Against Anti-Black Racism and State Violence
    The Department of Social Justice Education has issued a statement of solidarity against anti-Black racism and state violence. This is in light of recent events, including the murder of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, and the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, an of Afro-Indigenous woman in Toronto. Students, faculty and staff have already been responding and taking measures in a multitude of ways, and we support these efforts to imagine and bring about new ways of living and relating.
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    June 02, 2020
    SJE PhD Student Jacqueline L. Scott writes on Black birdwatching
    SJE PhD Student Jacqueline L. Scott wrote on Black birdwatching in the Conversation. Scott writes "in geography, the racialization of space and the spatialization of race describes how Black people are expected to be penned in urban areas paved with concrete, and not in parks and free to enjoy nature. Nature is thus coded as a white space and Black people who venture there are seen as out of place. The same phenomenon occurs in Canada where wilderness and whiteness go together in our land of the Great White North."
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    June 02, 2020
    SJE PhD student Sefanit Habtom and SJE PhD Candidate Megan Scribe pen "To Breathe Together: Co-Conspirators For Decolonial Futures"
    In this piece in the Yellowhead Institute, SJE PhD student Sefanit Habtom and SJE PhD Candidate Megan Scribe share what it means for Black, Indigenous, and Black-Indigenous peoples to co-conspire for decolonial futures.
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    June 02, 2020
    SJE Professor rosalind hampton writes on the upcoming launch of the National Black Graduate Network
    In this op-ed in The Varsity, SJE Professor rosalind hampton shares the upcoming launch of the National Black Graduate Network in July 2020. "The National Black Graduate Network (NBGN) will provide a central structure for academic networking, collaboration, and research exchange by a new generation of scholars shaping the futures of Black studies in Canada."
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    June 01, 2020
    Activist, hip-hop artist, educator and SJE grad Marcus Singleton shares his journey
    SJE MEd graduate Marcus Singleton shares how the MEd program was just his latest step in his evolution as an activist, artist and educator. Marcus was recently chosen as a student ambassador representing OISE at the virtual convocation ceremony. Marcus will be convocating with other SJE graduates this spring and will be returning to the SJE doctoral program in the Fall. Congratulations Marcus!
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    June 01, 2020
    SJE Professor Rinaldo Walcott and others decipher the difficult concept of allyship
    SJE Professor Rinaldo Walcott answers questions alongside Denise O'Neil Green of Ryerson University, and activist/author Desmond Cole to decipher and challenge the concept of allyship in the Toronto Star.
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    May 29, 2020
    Congratulations to Dr. Polina Kukar on winning the 2020 E. Lisa Panyotidis Dissertation Award
    Recent SJE doctoral graduate Dr. Polina Kukar has been awarded the 2020 E. Lisa Panyotidis Dissertation Award by the Canadian Association of Foundations of Education. The dissertation is entitled "Empathy in Education: A Narrative Study into Practicing Teachers' Experiences," and will be award will be presented at the upcoming Canadian Association of Foundations of Education Annual General Meeting. Congratulations Dr. Kukar!
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    May 28, 2020
    Q&A with Sunnybrook COVID-19 doctor and new SJE graduate Ariel Lefkowitz
    Sunnybrook Hospital Dr. Ariel Lefkowitz and SJE graduate recently documented an intense two-week stretch on the coronavirus frontlines for Toronto Life. Dr. Lefkowitz, in conversation with OISE, shares why he chose the MEd program, how the SJE degree has impacted him, and how he managed to complete the degree while fighting COVID-19 on the frontlines. Dr. Lefkowitz joins our SJE 2020 graduating class this spring. Congratulations Ariel!
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    May 28, 2020
    Recording of Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Education webinar available through University of Toronto Library
    The recording for the Centre for Integrative Anti-Racism Studies and the Centre for Leadership and Diversity's webinar on "Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Education" is available online. The conversation includes SJE faculty Njoki Wane and George Dei, as well as, OISE faculty Ann Lopez, Lance McCready, and Andrew B. Campbell. The conversation was moderated by SJE PhD Candidate Janelle Brady.
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    May 21, 2020
    SJE Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en moves support online during COVID-19
    The group composed of SJE students and faculty members continue their support Wet'suwet'en. SJE student Katie Bannon and SJE faculty Vannina Sztainbok share why continued solidarity and organizing is necessary during the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow the group @SJE Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en on Facebook, @SJE_SUIS on twitter or contact the group at solidaritywithwetsuweten@gmail.com.
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    May 19, 2020
    Historic U of T convocation ceremony to 'recognize strength and incredible talents' of Class of 2020
    Next month, more than 15,000 University of Toronto students will graduate at a "virtual" convocation ceremony, unlike any other previous convocations #UofTGrad20.
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    May 14, 2020
    OISE online learning team delivers practical support in COVID-19
    The new website, Teaching and Learning Online, features a learning path for both teachers and students with many resources about the most familiar platforms at OISE: Quercus, Zoom and PeppeR. The site was designed to be a one-stop-shop for those who have a variety of online experiences but need some guidance or want to orient themselves with the online mode of delivery.
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    May 12, 2020
    Griffin Poetry Prize finalist Doyali Islam shares how SJE's Rod Michalko and Tanya Titchkosky has impacted her life and work
    Toronto poet and Griffin Poetry Prize finalist Doyali Islam shares six books that have shaped her life and work, including "Rethinking Normalcy: A Disability Studies Reader," edited by SJE's Rod Michalko and Tanya Titchkosky.
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    May 11, 2020
    Recent SJE grad Dr. Ariel Lefkowitz documents 14 days on the COVID ward
    Recent SJE graduate Dr. Ariel Lefkowitz documents his experiences and the lifelong lessons from 14 days as ward physician for all non-ICU COVID patients at Sunnybrook Hospital.
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    April 27, 2020
    SJE Professor Lauren Bialystok speaks on changes to classrooms and schools amid the COVID-19 situation
    In this interview with Global News, SJE Professor Lauren Bialystok weighs in how the lack of investment, government response and public support amid the COVID-19 situation, will widen inequalities among students.
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    April 21, 2020
    SJE Professor Rinaldo Walcott discusses how coronavirus discriminates against Black lives through surveillance, policing and the absence of health data
    In this new piece for The Conversation Canada, SJE professor Rinaldo Walcott and colleagues reflect on how the virus is impacting Black communities in Canada.