SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9th 2018:

 

 

7:00-10:00

 

 

 

Opening Event | The Common Cafe (28 Wilson St.)

Book Launch: Unsettling the Commons

Craig Fortier

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10th 2018:

TIME SLOT ROOM 1

(UC 441)

ROOM 2

(UC 430)

   INFO FAIR

(UC Courtyard)

ART SPACE

(UC 224)

 
9:15-9:45 Registration | UC Courtyard
 

9:45-10:00

 

 

Opening Remarks | UC Courtyard

 

 

 

10:00-11:30

 

 

 

 

“Art as Activism: Pop Culture, Speculative Fiction, and Social Justice”

 

(Panel Presentation)

 

 

“Gentrification, LGBTQ2SI+ Communities and Modes of Resistance”

 

(Workshop)

 

RUNNING ALL DAY:

 

Info Fair

 

(Community Displays & Activism Showcase)

 

RUNNING ALL DAY:

 

“Steal All the New Art”

 

(Installation Piece)

11:30-11:40 Ten Minute Break!
 

 

 

11:40-1:10

 

 

 

 

“Whose Media? Our Media: The Nuts and Bolts of Independent Media Production”

 

(Panel Presentation)

 

“Exploring Intersections Between Feminism, Poverty, the Environment, and Animal Rights”

 

(Panel Presentation)

   
1:10-2:00 Lunch | Food in UC 225
 

 

2:00-3:30

 

 

 

Keynote Panel | UC Courtyard

“Class at the Intersections: Anti-Capitalism in Divergent Struggles”

3:30-3:40 Ten Minute Break!
 

 

 

3:40-5:10

 

 

 

 

“Combatting the Far Right: The Politics and Practices of Anti-Fascism in South Western Ontario”

 

(Panel Presentation)

 

“Complicating Diagnosis: An Introduction to Disability and Mental Health Justice”

 

(Workshop)

 

 

 

5:10-6:00

 

 

Spotlight on the Info Fair & Open Networking Time!

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11th 2018:  

TIME SLOT ROOM 1

(UC 441)

ROOM 2

(UC 430)

INFO FAIR

(UC Courtyard)

ART SPACE

(UC 224)

 
9:15-9:45 Registration | UC Courtyard
 

9:45-10:00

 

 

Opening Remarks | UC Courtyard

 

 

 

10:00-11:30

 

 

 

 

“Framing Climate Change: Climate Activism in Uncertain Times”

 

(Panel Presentation)

 

“Students Against Injustice: Tactics of Boycott and Divestment in Higher Education”

 

(Panel Presentation)

 

RUNNING ALL DAY:

Info Fair

 

(Community Displays & Activism Showcase)

 

 

RUNNING ALL DAY:

 

“The Art of Addiction”

 

(Installation Piece)

11:30-11:40 Ten Minute Break!
 

 

11:40-1:10

 

 

 

Keynote Presentation | UC Courtyard

“Rediscovering Our Rebel Hearts: Against the Neoliberalization of Social Justice, Towards Radical Relationships”

1:10-2:00 Lunch | Food in UC 225
 

 

 

2:00-3:30

 

 

 

 

“Co-opting Struggle: Non-Profits as Impediments to Radical Resistance”

 

(Workshop)

 

“Acknowledging the Land While Doing Climate Change/ Environmental Justice Work: How & Why We Do It”

(Workshop)

 

 

 

3:30-3:40 Ten Minute Break!
 

 

 

3:40-5:10

 

 

 

 

“Sexism Armed: Gender Violence and Barriers to Justice”

 

(Panel Presentation)

 

“The Political Ecology of Food Security: Towards Sustainable and Just Food Systems”

 

(Panel Presentation)

 

 

 

5:10-5:30

 

 

Symposium Wrap-up: Closing Remarks | UC Courtyard