Unpacking the Great White North: An overdue conversation on whiteness & privilege in the academy with Professor Darren Lund

Dr. Denise O'Neil Green (Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion); and Darren Lund (University of Calgary); and Dr. Darren Lund (Professor, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary)
Friday, November 09, 2018, 1:57 PM

Students, staff and faculty are invited to join the Office of the Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion for “Unpacking the Great White North: An Overdue Conversation on Whiteness & Privilege in the Academy” a Dine and Discourse Lecture, with Professor Darren Lund. Lund is an expert on equity and human rights issues, in particular the area of white privilege in a Canadian context. A popular professor at the University of Calgary and a regular keynote speaker who has presented at over 350 meetings and conferences, Lund will be featured in this lunchtime discussion with Denise O’Neil Green, Vice-President Equity and Community Inclusion. Following this lively chat conversation, Lund will lead a workshop where participants will discuss whiteness, white privilege and white supremacy in a Canadian context. At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to examine how some people operate in privilege and how we must all continue to disrupt dominant narratives in order to build a more inclusive community at Ryerson. Dr. Denise O'Neil Green (Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion) moderated the discussion.

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