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Christi Belcourt on Indigenous Art, Culture and Resistance

In this talk that was part of the 2017 Annual Ryerson Social Justice Week, Christi explores the need for people to organize for the Earth and waters, the importance of resurgence and preservation of traditional knowledge

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“Working so hard and still so Poor! A Public Health Crisis in the Making: The Health Impacts of Precarious Work on Racialized Refugee and Immigrant Women”

A growing proportion of precarious employment held by immigrant and refugee women. This report, a collaboration between Ryerson’s Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Community Services and the Centre for Labour Management Relations, demonstrates how precarious work is a determinant of poor health.  The study makes visible an impending public health crisis which is largely invisible.

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M NourbeSe Philip on Belonging, Race, Politics and Art

By writing Memory Upon the Margin of History, In the Shadow of Empire, and At the Frontier of Silence, NourbeSe Philip’s aim has always been to make us see what has gone unseen.