The Anti-Racism Speaker Series invites Indigenous, Black and Persons of Colour (IBPOC) to speak on anti-racism with context around how colonial institutions have impacted the lived experiences of IBPOC communities, ranging from broader oppressive systems (including academia and professional industries) to interpersonal relationships (such as microaggressions). Our hope is that these conversation will inspire attendees to critically self-reflect and to commit to anti-racism within their own daily lives as well. 


We held listening sessions in February 2021 to hear from BIPOC faculty, staff and students about their experiences in the Faculty. This allowed us to acknowledge these folks’ experiences, and take responsibility for moving forward as a Faculty when it comes to anti-racism and decolonizing our practices. After compiling what we’ve heard and reporting back to our community, we made a commitment to action on the different issues raised, one of which is this Speaker Series.

Past Sessions 

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February 9, 2022 | 4:30-5:50pm PST

Anthonia Ogundele & Family 

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Watch the recording for the Ogundele family session


February 22, 2022 | 4:30-5:50pm PST  

Dr. Margaret Moss

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Watch the recording for the Dr. Margaret Moss session

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March 22, 2022 | 4:30-5:50pm PST  

Cicely Belle Blain

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Watch the recording for the Cicely Belle Blain session

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