3rd Annual Decolonizing Our Minds conference

Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 14:00 to 20:30

The Equity Studies Students' Union, Caribbean Studies Students' Union, the Women Gender Studies Students' Union, and the Native Students Association proudly present the 3rd annual Decolonizing Our Minds conference! This year's conference theme is Narratives of Constructed Identities. It will be a day filled with panels, performances, and delicious foods dedicated to discussion around the process of decolonization within the nat...ion-state of Canada.

By discussing these narratives of constructed identities, we seek to understand the ways in which European imperialism has forcibly imposed identities on colonized peoples around the world. We also examine the ways in which groups self-identify in resistance to hegemonic colonial discourse.

This conference will be a forum for voices that are often silenced within the university environment. It is a conference which speaks to the legitimacy of personal narrative amongst people who have been most marginalized within our society.

The Medical Sciences Auditorium is accessible and there will be ASL interpretation at this event. If there are any additional accessibility requests, please feel free to contact [email protected]. No registration is required and the conference is free.

If any organizations are interested in tabling at this event, please contact [email protected]


Medical Sciences Building - Auditorium
1 Kings College Circle
43° 39' 40.7124" N, 79° 23' 38.922" W

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