Envisioning Asian-Canadian Futures: Film Studies as Anti-Racist Pedagogy

April 5, 2023 | 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Asian Institute

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The event will take place in the Boardroom, Munk School, 315 Bloor Street West.
Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University College and the University of Toronto Libraries Proudly Co-Present:
A panel discussion about teaching through film in the context of #stopthehate and transnational anti-racist activism. Speakers will reflect on the distinct pedagogical possibilities of film for the future of teaching against racism in all its forms with specific attention to Asian Canadian Studies. Drawing on examples from their own work, panelists will discuss the politics of race and the potential of emerging visions of anti-racist solidarity enabled through visual studies.
Followed by reception
Sponsors: Asian Institute at the Munk School, Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library at the University of Toronto Libraries and the Chinese Canadian Studies at the University College
Asian Institute
Dasha Kuznetsova asian.institute@utoronto.ca


Nadine Chan
Prof. Nadine Chan

Assistant Professor, Cinema Studies Institute, University of Toronto

Takashi Fujitani
Prof. Takashi Fujitani

Dr. David Chu Chair in Asia- Pacific Studies, Professor of History; Director, Dr. David Chu Program in Asia-Pacific Studies at the Asian Institute, University of Toronto

Photo of Dr. Vivienne Poy
Hon. Dr. Vivienne Poy (remarks)

Chancellor Emerita, University of Toronto

Headshot of Rachel Silvey
Prof. Rachel Silvey (moderator)

Richard Charles Lee Director, Asian Institute, Munk School; Professor in the Department of Geography & Planning, University of Toronto

Elizabeth Wijaya headshot
Prof. Elizabeth Wijaya

Assistant Professor of Visual
Studies and Cinema Studies Institute; Director of the Southeast Asia Seminar Series at the Asian Institute, Munk School, University of Toronto