October is designated as Islamic Heritage Month. Muslim faculty and staff network has planned events throughout the month, open to all Ryerson community with the exception of Healing Circle, which is a safe space for Muslims only.
Please sign up to the events listed below. We look forward to seeing you there.
November 1 | 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. | Room 317, 3rd floor, Centre for Urban Innovation, 44 Gerrard St. E
Everyone from the Ryerson community is invited to join the conversation on the Canadian-Muslim identity at our panel event for Islamic Heritage Month. Panelists will include:
Until October 31| Ryerson Library
The library has curated books for Islamic Heritage Month on Muslim culture, history and faith which you can check out either online or at the table display by the library.
October 16 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Room FCS-DCC-705, 7th floor, The Daphne Cockwell Centre, 288 Church St.
Hear from fellow Muslims on their experiences dealing with Islamophobia or discrimination, share your own stories if you’d like and have your voice heard in this safe space. Please feel free to bring your own lunch to this event.
October 21 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Room LIB386, 3rd floor, Ryerson Library, 350 Victoria Street.
Everyone from the Ryerson community is invited to join The Muslim Faculty and Staff Community Network at a special movie screening for Islamic Heritage Month. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.
This month's programming has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Olive Tree Foundation.
If you’ve faced Islamophobia on campus and need support or would like to make a complaint please contact the following offices:
The Ryerson Muslim Faculty and Staff Community Network is a group of Ryerson University employees who identify as Muslim, working to foster an environment of mutual respect and awareness.
Through networking, we provide an organized support system to members of the Muslim community. Our goal is to support faculty and staff who self-identify as Muslim by:
The Muslim community at Ryerson has been contributing to the community in various ways. To learn more, here are some resources:
If you have any questions about the Ryerson Muslim Faculty and Staff Network, please contact one of the network co-chairs:
Sakeena Mihar, Web Content Strategist
Administration and Operations Communications
416-979-5000, ext. 3558
|Sarah Bukhari, Administrative Coordinator
Office of the Dean, Faculty of Community Services
416-979-5000, ext. 4641