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Student Life Events at St. George

Student Life Events at St. George

Indigenous, Black & Racialized Students Confront Imposter Syndrome

Jan 31, 2020 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Cumberland Room - CIE (33 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 1A4)

Registration Deadline: Jan 31, 2020 04:00 PM

Are you an Indigenous, Black or Racialized (BIPOC) student who has been made to feel like you're not smart enough, and don't deserve to be at university? Why are BIPOC more likely to call out micro / macroaggressions we experience, but rarely talk to each other about the anxiety, depression and "impostor syndrome" that accompanies discrimination? A talk with BIPOC Learning Strategists, Profs, and Mentor Navigators.

  1. Discuss some of the common ways that impostor syndrome can manifest for Indigenous, Black and Racialized (BIPOC) students;
  2. Learn strategies to strengthen self-awareness & lessen the impact;
  3. Confront feelings of imposter syndrome with experiences of belonging;
Participating faculty self-identify as Indigenous, Black, Immigrant Brown Muslim, and include:
  • Professor Brenda Wastasecoot, Centre for Indigenous Studies,;
  • Professor Dale Turner, Department of Political Science & Centre for Indigenous Studies;
  • Professor Kevin White, Department for the Study of Religion & Centre for Indigenous Studies;
  • Professor Verne Ross, Curriculum, Teaching, & Learning, OISE & Centre for Indigenous Studies;
  • Professor Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, Department of Computer Science,;
  • Professor Janelle Joseph, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education & Indigeneity, Diaspora, Equity, and Anti-racism in Sport (IDEAS) Lab,
Wheelchair accessible, LGBTTI2SQQ+ positive, ​light food and beverages, .

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