Sex and Gender on Campus

The Office of the Dean of Students at Victoria University in the University of Toronto will be hosting a new conference, Sex and Gender on Campus on Friday, November 24th from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM in Alumni Hall, Victoria College.

We hope that you will join us for a call to conversation on sexual and gender-based violence, sex and gender diversity, language, intersections with other pressing social justice issues, campus culture and many other important topics.

Programme:
Ideas for the World Sex & Gender on Campus Conference
-Schedule- November 24, 2017

8:30-9:15

 

Registration

Coffee, tea, and light breakfast

Foyer,
Victoria College

9:15-10:30

 

Welcome & Opening Remarks

 

Kelley Castle, Dean of Students, Victoria University

William Robins, President, Victoria University

 

Welcome from the

Victoria University Students’ Administrative Council (VUSAC)

 

Zahavah Kay, VUSAC President

Shailee Koranne, VUSAC Equity Commissioner

Sayeh Yousefi, VUSAC Chair

 

Keynote Address

 

Professor Brenda Cossman, Faculty of Law and Director of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, University of Toronto

Alumni Hall, Victoria College

 

10:30-10:45

 

 

 

Refreshment Break

Foyer

10:45-12:oo

 

Ask, Listen, Talk Panel Discussion

 

Jason Garcia, VP Student Life, MacEwan University Students’ Association, Edmonton Alberta; Panelist, Public Panel and Conversation on Campus Sexual Violence

 

Tamsyn Riddle, Student, University of Toronto and Organizer of Silence is Violence Collective, University of Toronto

 

Jiaqing Wilson-Yang, Specialist, Specialist, Consent Comes First, Sexual Violence Education and Support Centre,

Ryerson University

Alumni Hall

12:00-1:00

 

 

Lunch

Alumni Hall & Foyer

 

 

1:00-2:15

 

 

Campus Climate and Culture Panel Discussion

 

Dr. Allison Burgess, Sexual & Gender Diversity Officer, University of Toronto

 

Grace McDonell, Student, Thompson Rivers University Law School, Kamloops, British Columbia; President of the TRU OUTlaws; Advocate and Approved Intervenor in Trinity Western University’s Supreme Court Case

 

Hannah Kurchik, Student of Social Work, Ryerson University; Toronto Police Service (TPS) Researcher; Presenter to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alumni Hall

2:15-3:15

 

Keynote Address

 

Farrah Khan, Sexual Violence Support and Education Coordinator at Ryerson University and Co-Chair of the Ontario Provincial Rountable on Violence Against Women

Alumni Hall

3:15-5:00

 

 

Celebration of Change and Networking Reception

 

 

Foyer

 


 

 

Registration: FREE - Lunch and refreshments are included.

Note: All personal information will be kept confidential and is for the sole purpose of conference registration.

We hope you will join us for our conference. Please contact Meghan Junke at vic.ideas@utoronto.ca and 416-585-4528 if you have any questions.

 


























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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