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Arts and Human Rights Symposium, Building Positive Relations: The Arts, New Materialism, Posthumanism & Human Rights

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Arts and Human Rights Symposium, Building Positive Relations: The Arts, New Materialism, Posthumanism & Human Rights

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12 Apr, 10:30 – 13 Apr, 14:30

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Arts and Human Rights Symposium, Building Positive Relations: The Arts, New Materialism, Posthumanism & Human Rights

April 12 and 13 2022 (10:30 AM – 2:30 PM EST)

Organized on behalf of the University of Ottawa’s Human Rights Research and Education Centre, this by-invitation virtual symposium will explore the following topics:

• New Materialism, Post Humanism and Human rights

• 4 Decades and 40 Years of Art, Philosophy and Human Rights

• Globalization, Human Rights and Art

• Sustainability, Equity and Justice in Teaching Human Rights and Art

• Anti-Coloniality, Intersectionality, and Identity

• Healing from Human rights and Anthropocene Trauma through Art\Creation

From the discussion of the preparatory workshops and the symposium, participants will attempt to articulate a Manifesto on Human Rights and the Arts for our Times, to be released to the public on May 26, 2022, during International Arts Education Week.

Distinguished and diverse human rights, philosophy and arts scholars, practitioners and performers are participating (in alphabetic order):

Van Armenian, Victoria Ayala-Preciado, Lorrie Blair, Ramon Blanco-Barrera, Boel Christensen-Scheel, Teresa Dillon, Ricardo Dal Farra, Al-An deSouza, Francesca Ferrando, Stanley Février, Oonagh Fitzgerald, Andrea Fitzpatrick, Federico Guzmán (Fiko), Kahente Horn-Miller, Asma Kazmi, Dirar Kalash, Richard Lubben, Omid Milani, Anoush Moazzeni, John Packer, Fernando Peraita, Elizabeth Presa, Kimiko (Kimika) Nonomura, Esther Regueira, Gloria Song, Ann Wettrich, Tony Yap, Ceyda Yolgörmez, Elsy Zavarce.

For inquiries please contact: oonagh.fitzgerald@concordia.ca

This event is held via ZOOM

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