Tag: Racism

Oral History with Nehal El-Hadi

Nehal El-Hadi was a Teaching Assistant at UTSC (2010) in the City Studies Program in the Department of Human Geography and a PhD student at the St. George campus. She shares her experience before coming to UTSC, including immigrating to Canada and living first in Thorncliffe Park, moving to Saskatchewan,

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Oral History with Adrian De Leon

Adrian De Leon discusses his rationale for attending UTSC in 2012 and reflects upon his time as Vice President of Academics for the SCSU (Scarborough Campus Students’ Union) and as part of the tri-campus Governing Council. Prompted to speak on themes of community, inclusion, and exclusion, De Leon recounts staging

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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.  https://youtu.be/MQD3uXYz4hU Conceived and produced

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Portrait of Diane Hill

Oral History with Diane Hill

Diane Hill talks about the barriers she faced as a First Nations student while attending UTSC. She touches on the transition between her life on the Oneida Nation of the Thames and Scarborough. Diane reflects on how the history of Indigenous peoples and their education has shaped her peers and

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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.  https://youtu.be/xCQ8CD9_M5w Conceived and

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