We are very excited about this talk, "All That You Touch, You Change: Black Trans Leadership in the Time of Abolition" by the amazing Syrus Marcus Ware. This talk is a free online event hosted by Trent's Department of Gender and Social Justice. Please join us in listening to this amazing scholar and activist! To find out more about the event, please visit the Facebook event page or read more below.
The Department of Gender and Social Justice at Trent University presents: ________________________ SYRUS MARCUS WARE "All That You Touch, You Change: Black Trans Leadership in the Time of Abolition" _______________________ A free online public talk generously co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Cultural Studies, and the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies. DATE AND TIME: Monday March 1 2021, 1pm – 2.30pm ZOOM INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED THE WEEK BEFORE THE EVENT. BIO: Syrus is an Assistant Professor at the School of the Arts, McMaster University. He is a Vanier scholar, visual artist, activist, curator and educator. Syrus uses drawing, installation and performance to explore social justice frameworks and black activist culture, and he’s shown widely in galleries and festivals across Canada. He is a core-team member of Black Lives Matter – Toronto, a part of the Performance Disability Art Collective, and an ABD PhD candidate at York University in the Faculty of Environmental Studies. His on-going curatorial work includes That’s So Gay (Gladstone Hotel, 2016-2019) and BlacknessYes!/Blockorama. He is the co-editor or the best-selling Until We Are Free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada (URP, 2020)