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86th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

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  • May 27 - Jun 2 , 2017
  • Free and open to the general public. Registration is not required.

86th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Ryerson University is proud to host 86th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences - Canada’s largest gathering of scholars.Ryerson will present a wide range of events, ranging from interdisciplinary lectures to cultural programming, and more. Come join us May 27 - June 2 to see and hear:

An evening with Cornel West

  • Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University
  • Monday, May 29 - 19:00 to 20:00 (Click here for more info.)

Freedom Sings: Land/Bodies/Resurgence

  • Leanne Simpson, Renowned Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg musician, writer and academic
  • Sunday, May 28 - 15:00 to 16:00 (Click here for more info.)

Debunking national narratives: Bigotry unpacked

  • Alok Mukherjee, Distinguished visiting professor, Ryerson University
  • Haroon Siddiqui, The Star’s editorial page editor emeritus and a member of the Order of Canada
  • Kim Murray, Assistant Deputy Attorney General
  • Tuesday, May 30 - 15:00 to 16:00 (Click here for more info.)

KAIROS Blanket Exercise

  • Monday, May 29 - 15:00 to 16:30 (Click here for more info.)
  • Tuesday, May 30 - 15:00 to 16:30 (Click here for more info.)

DMZ Tours

  • Monday, May 29 - 14:00 – 15:00 (Click here for more info.)
  • Thursday, June 1 - 14:00 – 15:00 (Click here for more info.)

A Tribe Called Red Concert

  • Thursday, June 1 - 19:00 – 20:30 (Click here for more info.)

This series is free and open to all Congress registered attendees and the general public. Registration is not required. 

To find out more visit http://www.congress2017.ca/program/university

Event Times

    • May 27, 2017 Saturday, May 27, 2017 8:00 AM Add to cal
    • May 28, 2017 Sunday, May 28, 2017 8:00 AM Add to cal
    • May 29, 2017 Monday, May 29, 2017 7:00 PM Add to cal
    • May 30, 2017 Tuesday, May 30, 2017 2:00 PM Add to cal
    • May 31, 2017 Wednesday, May 31, 2017 2:00 PM Add to cal
    • Jun 1, 2017 Thursday, June 1, 2017 5:00 PM Add to cal
    • Jun 2, 2017 Friday, June 2, 2017 7:00 PM Add to cal