November 17-19, 2017, University of Alberta
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Afternoon plenary

Racism, Austerity, and Precarity: Canada's Role in the Migrant Crisis

WHEN

November 18, 2017 at 4pm - 5:15pm

WHERE

Engineering Teaching & Learning Complex (ETLC), University of Alberta
with Harsha Walia

Migrants and racialized communities face systemic barriers to labour rights, permanent residency, and dignity in Canada. With escalating white supremacy as a stark reality alongside the national myth of multiculturalism, how we do we challenge structural racism as an integral part of fighting neoliberalism?

Harsha Walia is the award-winning author of Undoing Border Imperialism, and involved in anti-racist, feminist, low-income communities of resistance.