Program

Ryerson programming

Ryerson programming

Ryerson University will present a wide range of events over the course of Congress 2017, ranging from interdisciplinary lectures to cultural programming, and more.

Click on each date for more information. 

Ryerson presents...

Ryerson rooftop garden tour
Sunday, May 28 - 14:00 to 15:00
Tuesday, May 30 - 14:00 to 15:00
Wednesday, May 31 - 14:00 to 15:00

Freedom Sings: Land/Bodies/Resurgence
Leanne Simpson, Renowned Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg musician, writer and academic
Sunday, May 28 - 15:00 to 16:00

KAIROS Blanket Exercise
Sunday, May 28 - 15:00 to 16:30
Tuesday, May 30 - 15:00 to 16:30

Social justice walking tour: by Cathy Crow and John Lorinc
Monday, May 29 - 14:00 to 15:00
Tuesday, May 30 - 14:00 to 15:00
Wednesday, May 31 - 14:00 to 15:00
Thursday, June 1 - 14:00 to 15:00

Ryersonians in conversation
Kamal al-Solaylee, journalist and Associate Professor at the Ryerson School of Journalism
Peter Bregg, renowned photojournalist and 2016 Order of Canada recipient for Lifetime Achievement
April Lindgren, Associate Professor at the Ryerson School of Journalism
Tuesday, May 30 - 14:00 to 15:00

Debunking national narratives: Bigotry unpacked
Alok Mukherjee, Distinguished visiting professor, Ryerson University
Haroon Siddiqui, The Star’s editorial page editor emeritus and a member of the Order of Canada
Tuesday, May 30 - 15:00 to 16:00

Race, democracy, justice and love
Cornel West, Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University
Wednesday, May 31 - 15:00 to 16:00

Cultural programming

Immigration and Settlement Studies Showcase
Saturday, May 27 - 09:00 to 17:00
Sunday, May 28 - 09:00 to 17:00
Monday, May 29 - 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, May 30 - 09:00 to 17:00
Wednesday, May 31 - 09:00 to 17:00
Thursday, June 1 - 09:00 to 17:00

Scotiabank photography exhibition: Suzy Lake
Suzy Lake, 2016 Scotiabank Photography Award winner
Saturday, May 27 - 10:00 to 17:00
Sunday, May 28 - 10:00 to 17:00
Monday, May 29 - 10:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, May 30 - 10:00 to 17:00
Wednesday, May 31 - 10:00 to 17:00
Thursday, June 1 - 10:00 to 17:00
Friday, June 2 - 10:00 to 17:00

Talk to Someone You Don’t Know About Something You Don’t Know
Lara Haworth, artist
Ilya Parkins, UBC Gender and Women’s Studies Professor
Sunday, May 28 - 09:00 to 17:00
Monday, May 29 - 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, May 30 - 09:00 to 17:00
Wednesday, May 31 - 09:00 to 17:00
Thursday, June 1 - 09:00 to 17:00

"The power of cinema is that it can start a dialogue"
Deepa Mehta, celebrated transnational artist and a screenwriter, director and producer
Wednesday, May 31 - 17:00 to 19:00