Bringing faculty, staff & librarians together to address the intersectionality of the Muslim experience in Higher Education.
All faculty, staff, and librarians at the University of Toronto are invited to attend this conference.
Informed by anti-racist and inclusive pedagogies, Islamophobia & Higher Education: Intersectionalities & Critical Conversations will bring together faculty, staff, and librarians to address the intersectionality of the Muslim experience in higher education, in an urban context. Attendees will participate in learning and discussion on the multifaceted nature of anti-Muslim racism and seek ways to counter this systemic bias. This event is hosted in October to align with Islamic Heritage Month, and marks an opportunity to seek knowledge and create change within the university and broader community.
Preliminary list of speakers includes Keynote by Dr. Azeezah Kanji, legal academic and writer, with concurrent sessions and a panel discussion with Dr. Fatimah Jackson-Best, mental health researcher; Dr. Suleyman Dost, Islamic history; Ms. Amira Elghawaby, Canadian Race Relations Foundation; Ms. Rania Lewandy, community leader and social activist, and many more.
A grassroot initiative by staff and faculty at the University of Toronto Scarborough.