Institutionalized Colonialism/Decolonizing Spaces

Institutionalized Colonialism/Decolonizing Spaces

Institutionalized Colonialism/Decolonizing Spaces :
An Evening of Art and Culture at Massey College

When: December 8 2015

Where: Upper Library, Massey College

Please join us for an evening of art, culture, debate, and dialogue hosted by the Massey College Diversity Committee and the UTGSU Race and Ethnicity Caucus (see poster attached). Register for free here: The poster for the evening is available here.

Visual art and spoken word will be showcased and performed to inspire a discussion around a variety of topics under the theme of “Institutionalized Colonialism/Decolonizing Spaces”.

Moderator: Susan Blight, Aboriginal Student Life Coordinator, University of Toronto First Nations House; Visual Artist, filmmaker and Arts Educator


  • Sharrae Lyon, Writer and Filmmaker
  • Jamaias DaCosta, Writer, Spoken Word Artist, Radio Producer and Broadcaster
  • Deepali Dewan, Senior Fellow, Senior Curator, Royal Ontario Museum and Associate Professor, Department of Art

This event is organized in partnership with the UTGSU Equity and Advocacy Committee, the Equity Ideas Fund, and the University of Toronto First Nations House.