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Dine and Discourse

At Dine and Discourse sessions, Ryerson community members are invited to hear expert guest speakers and engage in an interactive working lunch to further explore ideas. Discussions often focus on cultural or social topics that engage equity, diversity and inclusion issues at Ryerson.

Video: Seeing the Racial Water - A Conversation with Robin DiAngelo


Students, staff and faculty are invited to join the Office of the Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion (OVPECI) for “Seeing the Racial Water: A Conversation with Robin DiAngelo” a Dine and Discourse Lecture. Robin DiAngelo is an Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington. Her work on White Fragility has influenced the international dialogue on race. In addition to her academic work, DiAngelo has been a consultant and trainer for over 20 years on issues of racial and social justice.