What has enabled or prevented racialized immigrant women from developing a sense of belonging in Canada and being seen by others as belonging? How is their sense of belonging being impacted today? All are welcome to join in this timely discussion on questions and tensions surrounding "belonging" as experienced by multiple generations of immigrant women in Canada.
The panel will feature members of the Book Project Collective who will speak about their recently published anthology Resilience and Triumph: Immigrant Women Tell Their Stories (A Feminist History Society Book, published by Second Story Press), with an opening address from Eve Haque, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at York University and author of Multiculturalism Within a Bilingual Framework: Language, Race and Belonging in Canada. Also present will be many of the book's contributors from the GTA to share their personal stories and insights on the topic.
RSVP online at contoursofbelonging.eventbrite.com.
This event is in partnership with The Centre for Women's Studies in Education, Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI), Noor Cultural Centre, Rexdale Women's Centre, Second Story Press and the Feminist History Society.
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