Three fall 2017 visitors

RiVAL is pleased to welcome three visiting speakers/presenters this fall.

Anti-Ethnography: Indigenous responses to colonial gaze

Film screening and discussion with Brooklyn-based Ojibwe film-makers Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil: 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.

October 23, noon-2pm at RiVAL: http://rival.lakeheadu.ca/facebook-event/antiethnography/

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. Co-sponsored by LUSU.

November 8, 7-9pm at RiVAL. http://rival.lakeheadu.ca/facebook-event/pleasure-activism/

Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present

A book launch and discussion with author Robyn Maynard. Co-sponsored by LUSU and CAMAT.

November 23, 6pm at The Study Coffeehouse. http://rival.lakeheadu.ca/facebook-event/policing-black-lives/