Bordering Injustice: How Should We Respond to Trump's Ban?

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 16:00 to 18:00
Location: 
Moot Court (Room J250), Faculty of Law, 78 Queen's Park Cres.

Please join us for an emergency town hall forum to address urgent questions regarding the US Executive Order (the so-called ‘Muslim Ban’) and its implications for the university community and for Canada. The Town Hall will address both the widespread and uneven implications of the order for the University’s staff, students, faculty, visitors, and families, as well as the University’s broader societal and educational responsibilities in this moment.

Please see event poster here. (pdf)

DATE: Friday February 10

PLACE: Moot Court (J250), Faculty of Law, 78 Queen’s Park

TIME:  4p.m to 6 p.m.

Event is wheelchair accessible and ASL will be available. 

Click here to view the live stream of the event

 

SPEAKERS 

Prof. Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President and Provost

Victoria Tahmasebi-Birgani, Assistant Professor, Women and Gender Studies

Lisa Austin, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law

Peter R. Herman, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Amir Babalhavaeji, PhD Candidate in Biological Chemistry

Sukanya Pillay, Executive Director, Canadian Civil Liberties Association

Moderated by Prof. Audrey Macklin, Director, Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies and Chair in Human Rights Law

 

Sponsored by: Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies; International Human Rights Program at the Faculty of Law; University of Toronto Faculty Association; Anthropology; Geography and Planning; Historical and Cultural Studies, UTSC; History; Molecular Genetics; Women and Gender Studies; Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

 

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For more information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/571992099653447/