RiVAL is pleased to welcome three visiting speakers/presenters this fall.
Oct 27 – Anti-Ethnography film screening: Indigenous responses to colonial gaze with Brooklyn-based Ojibwe film-makers Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil, noon-2pm at RiVAL: a curated selection of video works which examines the violence inherent in the ethnographic impulse, and unveils the absurd fetishism underpinning the discipline. Co-sponsored by Leakhead University’s Social Justice Studies program.
Nov 8 – F*ck your celebrity crush: A call for pleasure activism, A talk about sex, revolution and queering the radical sexual imagination by queer activist, artist and scholar Dr. Ardath Whynacht, who teaches at Mount Allison University and in the Federal prison system. 7-9pm at RiVAL. Co-sponsored by LUSU.
Nov 23 – Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present book launch and discussion with author Robyn Maynard. 6pm at The Study Coffeehouse. Co-sponsored by LUSU and CAMAT.