The Decolonial Hub Presents: The Syllabus Deconstruction Collab - Session One
Bring your syllabus and join us at our Syllabus Deconstruction, session one of two on Friday, November 22nd 1:30-3:30pm. A collaborative meeting for us, faculty and students, to share our trials and tribulations creating and engaging with syllabi. What limitations and considerations are involved in creating a syllabus? What voices are centered? What frustrations are experienced by students? What are the consequences of deviating from our disciplines eurocentric canon? Can a syllabus be collaboratively developed by faculty, students and the community? Pending questions, to be discovered together.
Help us welcome: Dr. Satoshi Ikeda and Dr. Natalie Batraville as they share the decolonial techniques that they employ within their syllabus and class structure.
Room: Ethnography Lab, EV. 10. 62
Come join PhD students (Sociology) Jamilah Dei-Sharpe, Hone Mandefro, and Kymani Montgomery, the University Research Chairs in Indigenous Art History and Community Engagement, Heather Igloliorite, and Ethnocultural Art Histories, Alice Ming Wai Jim, and Postdoctorate fellow, Dr. Angeles Cohen, at our inaugural event to launch Concordia University’s Decolonial Perspectives and Practises (DPP) Hub. November 1st, 4:45-6pm at 4th Space Concordia University in the LB Building.
Afrofuturism as an Arts Movement: Black Fantasy, Science & Speculative Fiction in Visual Arts from 2009 to 2019
Quentin VerCetty Lindsay is an award-winning multidisciplinary visual griot (storyteller) and arts educator who is currently working on his MA in Art Education at Concordia University with a focus on teaching Afrofuturism to underserved communities. Lindsay's art has been featured in numerous media outlets and publications in various countries including Japan, Haiti, Peru, Ghana, Australia, United Arab Emirates, and France.
For more information on EAHR’s Library Research Residency and Quentin’s research project on Afrofuturism (and our previous year’s project on African art by Chelsy Monie), please visit the Concordia Library Website at: https://www.concordia.ca/library/guides/art-history.html#4.