Program Summary

Wednesday September 9, 2020

TimeTitlePresentersModerator
10:30 am – 12pm EDTAbolition or death: Confronting police forces in CanadaDesmond ColeBeverly Bain
12:30 PM -2 PM EDTSolemn Promises on Stolen Land: Policing and Treaty-Breaking on 1492 Land Back LaneCourtney White, Kevin White
Elder Eileen Antone, Dale Turner
Susan Hill
2:30pm-4PM EDTGender, Colonialism and Anti-Black Police Racist Violence El Jones, Erica Violet LeeOmiSoore Dryden
4:30pm-6pm EDTScholars and Educators for Black LivesSandy HudsonJanelle Brady
5pm-6pm EDTArtists for the Revolution: Creative Activisms in the Movement for Black Lives
Organized by the School of the Arts at McMaster University
Syrus Marcus Ware, Ravyn Wyngz
7pm-8:30 PM EDTMigrant Workers in Canada: Unfree Labour on Stolen LandMin Sook Lee, Chris Ramsaroop, Adrian Smith, Evelyn Encalada Grez

Thursday September 10, 2020

TimeTitlePresentersModerator
9:30 – 10:15 AM EDT Legacy of Policing Indigenous Lands and Bodies in Canada Dr. Pam PalmaterBev Bain
11AM- 11:30 AM EDTIndigenous Responses to Black ResistanceBonita Lawrence
12pm -1:30 PM EDTBlack Tax and the Invisible Labour of Black Women in the AcademyAndrea DavisMichele Antoinette Johnson
2pm – 3pm EDTCo-Conspiring Against Carceral SystemsMegan Scribe, Eve Tuck
2PM-6PM ADTScholars’ Strike Nova Scotia: 
Teach-In for Black Lives

Organized by OmiSoore Dryden, Associate Professor, Dalhousie University
Rachel Zellars,
Alex Khasnabish,
El Jones, Chris Frazer
OmiSoore Dryden
3:30pm – 5pm EDTTwo Crises: A Virus and LabourRinaldo WalcottLLana James
5:30pm – 7pm EDTRace to Incarcerate in the UniversityIdil Abdiliahi, Beverly Bainrosalind hampton
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