Professor Charles C. Smith, as the Cultural Liaison at UTSC, reflects on the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity at UTSC and its importance. Professor Smith came to UTSC in 2001 as a Lecturer in Cultural Pluralism in the Arts. He addresses the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the importance of embracing different ways of knowing. Smith explains the importance of how curricula in schools and the racial and ethnic makeup in Canada have changed over time, bringing in his own experience and what he has learned from the experiences of the students in his classes.

To listen to Charles’ story, click here.

Researcher: Jennifer Lee
Date: June 4, 2015