Audiograms & Videoshorts

Below is just a sample of the many stories collected to help us convey the complicated story of our struggle for identity.  Audiograms are roughly 1 minute in length, video shorts 2 to 3 minutes. These story excerpts are drawn from our collection of oral histories and selected because they illustrates the major themes of our research and the continued struggle for identity in compelling ways.  For more stories please browse the oral histories on this site at: Oral Histories or for the whole collection visit: Stories of UTSC

Television Studio to Theatre

Television Studio to Theatre Kevin Wright, former Production Manager of the LLBT Theatre, talks about the origins and challenges associate with the theatre in the original television studio and its eventual evolution into the theatre as we know it today.  To listen to Kevin’s oral history, click here. Conceived and produced

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The Renegade Campus

The Renegade Campus Adrian De Leon, a UTSC alum, discusses perceptions of UTSC within the larger University of Toronto community, including the discrimination to which the campus is subject due to its largely racialized, working class student body.  To listen to Adrian’s oral history, click here. Conceived and produced

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Fighting Colonialism Everyday

Fighting Colonialism Everyday Diane Hill talks about the barriers she faced as an Indigenous student while attending UTSC. Diane reflects on how the history of Indigenous peoples and their education has shaped her peers and her own experiences with education. To listen to Diane’s oral history, click here. Conceived and

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Connecting Campuses

Connecting Campuses Jennifer talks about the early transportation challenges and the shuttle bus provided by the university to transport students from the St. George campus to Scarborough College from the 1970s to the 90s.  To listen to Jennifer’s oral history, click here. Conceived and produced by Maria Bacchus. All

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