Blackness, Gender, Work and Love symposium (December 2nd)


Blackness, Gender, Work, and Love Symposium will be the closing event of the yearlong initiative called Black Love Matters 2017 Un-Conference. Apart of the Planning in Toronto: Black Love Matters 2017 Un-Conference course at York University, this course investigated how urban planning is informed by and closely related to the overarching, infrastructural challenges faced by the African, Caribbean & Black Canadian community in the GTA.

This day long symposium taking place on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University, will be co-created by students of the Black Love Matters 2017 Un-Conference course, along with various community stakeholders.

The themes of Blackness, Gender, Work and Love will be sewn in throughout the symposium, The students will be responsible of co-creating the plenaries working with community members, community based organizations, government agencies, community based artists and activists to create a plenary apart of the symposium.

We look forward to sharing space with you all, December 2nd, 2017 at Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University for the of Blackness, Gender, Work and Love symposium, this will be a free event and lunch will be provided.

You can access your free tickets here.

This event will be held in an accessible space. To request accommodations, contact Nigel Barriffe by Monday, November 20, 2017: