Asian Heritage Month: Explorations of identity, perceptions and belonging

Online Only
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 1:00 PM  - 2:30 PM EDT 
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Event Details

The President’s Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) invites you to attend Explorations of Asian Identity, Perceptions and Belonging, in honour of Asian Heritage Month. This virtual event will feature a moderated panel discussion that explores Asian-Canadian identity and anti-Asian racism, particularly in light of the rise in hate crimes over the past year.
Panelists bring a breadth of perspectives from human rights law, private-sector diversity, equity and inclusion work, critical race studies, Asian diasporic literature, and their lived experiences.


Panelist: Dr. Tanya "Toni" De Mello (BA '02)
Ryerson University Faculty of Law
Assistant Dean of Students
Panelist: Vinh Nguyen
Renison University College
Associate Professor
Panelist: Jason Tham (BASc ’02)
CEO and co-founder
Panelist: Sidra Hasan ( BA '20)
Bad Subject
Workshop Facilitator
Moderator: Anne Galang (MA’15)
University of Waterloo
Associate Director, Executive Communications


Available Online Only
Instructions will be sent out via email after registration.


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