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(en) Canada, Montreal Monday :: Intersections: Anti-racisme et Feminisme (18h, UQAM)*

Date Fri, 07 Mar 2008 09:40:43 +0200



***ACCOMMODATE THIS!** ---- A series of anti-racist workshops,
discussions and events.
-- Part of the national week of action against racism. ---- *(((( FIRST
WORKSHOP OF THE SERIES )))) ---- *INTERSECTIONS: ANTI-RACISM AND
FEMINISM ----* Monday March 10th, 6PM ---- UQAM, V Pavillion, Room 1430;
209, Ste-Catherine East (Metro: Berri-UQAM) :::: SPEAKERS ::::: Gada
Mahrouse: Gada Mahrouse is an Assistant Professor at Concordia
University where she teaches courses on feminisms, race, and
postcolonialisms. Currently, she is examining the "reasonable
accommodation" debates in Quebec through a lens thatexplores discourses
of assimilation and tolerance through a feminist, anti-racist analytical
framework. *Robyn Maynard : is a Montreal based organizer, member of No
One Is Illegal Montreal and Project X, based in NDG.

*Alia Al-Saji: Alia Al-Saji is a Professor of Philosophy at McGill
University in Montreal. She specializes in twentieth-century European
philosophy, French philosophy and French feminism.

*Nesrine Bessaih : is an organizer for social ustice. She is a co-founder
of UTIL (Unité théâtrale d'interventions loufoques) -- a collective that
uses street theater to raise awareness on social and political issues. She
is also a member of the À bâbord! collective, a social and political
publication put out by Quebec organizers and academics.


-- Bilingual presentations. English and French whisper translation.
-- Free childcare available.
-- Wheelchair accessible.

Organized by : the "Accommodate this!" campaign.
For more info, contact: (514) 398-3323 or email:
nooneisillegal@gmail.com <mailto:nooneisillegal@gmail.com>

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<<<<Overview >>>>>

During the month of March 2008, we are organizing a series of actions
to denounce the racism and sexism at the roots of the "Reasonable
Accommodation" debate and the Bouchard Taylor commission, and to focus on
the real issues faced by racialized and migrant communities in montreal:
unjust immigration laws, deportations, detentions, surveillance and
harassment, exploitation at work, poverty, criminalization, sexism, police
brutality, racial profiling, precarity etc.

<< WORKSHOP SERIES >>
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a series of workshops on the lived realities of racialized and migrant
communities, to encourage discussions within different marginalized
communities about issues linked to the struggles they are engaged in,
for justice, for dignity and for self-determination.

(((( The FIRST Workshop of the series ))))

>> Intersections: Anti-Racism and Feminism
Monday March 10th, 6PM
UQAM, V Pavillion, Room 1430; 209, Ste-Catherine East
(Metro: Berri-UQAM)

(((( UPCOMING WORKSHOPS ))))

>> Gender, Race and Religious Identity
Saturday March 15th, 1PM
Centre des Femmes d'Ici et d'Ailleurs; 8043 St-Hubert (Metro: Jarry)
* Note: this workshop is open to women identifying people only.
Racialized and migrant women are encouraged to attend.

>> Fighting State and Interpersonal Gender Violence
Sunday March 16th, 2PM
Parc Extension Community Center; 2nd floor, Room 9; 419 St Roch St.
(Metro: Parc)
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INFO:
http://nooneisillegal-montreal.blogspot.com/2008/02/accommodate-this.html

For more info, contact us at: (514) 398-3323 or email:
nooneisillegal@gmail.com <mailto:nooneisillegal@gmail.com>
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