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Dr, Francisco Rios - Taking an Anti-Oppressive Stance in Education - Shared screen with speaker view
Francisco Rios (he/him)
29:36
So, as you come in to today’s talk, what is one word or one emoji that describes how you’re coming in to the talk?
YEUNG KA YUI CYRUS
29:56
😆
Sea Marsland
30:12
Happy
tealharbin
30:25
Open-minded
Sandy
30:29
Caffinated :)
Elizabeth Duret
30:31
ready
Martin Gaal
30:31
Alive
Andrea Wasylow
30:35
recovering
Jorden Cummings
30:35
Excited but frazzled (gotta shake off the rest of the day)
jake moore, she/her
30:43
ready
Yin Liu
30:43
Unemotional
Kate Wilson
30:44
Ready to learn
Penny Howarth
30:49
interested 😊
Stavros Georgios
30:58
I've asked a similar question and had a student put an eggplant emoji--so be careful what you ask for. lol
Katie Collins
31:07
🤪️ (also excited but a little stir crazy at this point in the day)
Jorden Cummings
31:19
Katie perfect emoji
Katie Collins
31:23
:)
Alessio Ponzio
31:26
Incuriosito
jake moore, she/her
31:32
Happy to see some folks I haven’t in way tooooo long
Valerie Korinek
32:06
We are ready
iPhone
32:07
we are ready! 👌😊
Andrea Wasylow
33:53
Happy to do so
Valerie Korinek
34:27
Vanessa and Kim have been heroic
jake moore, she/her
43:40
The words before all esle
jake moore, she/her
43:42
the Ohen:ton Karihwatehkwen)
ZHE the Free
45:04
Grateful for time in nature walking in trees
Andrea Wasylow
48:08
What do I need to unlearn, and how do I “unlearn”?
Catherine
48:12
What could "home" mean for students?
Danielle Bitz
48:13
will you show the agenda again?
Sandy
48:18
I've been thinking about signals of oppression vs permission... and what signals of permission we can foster
Kylee-Anne Hingston
48:52
How do we take an anti-oppressive stance when the oppression is woven into the system of higher education?
Marie Lovrod
48:57
How can our processes be less oppressive in higher ed?
Kathrina Mazurik
49:02
How we do this work collaboratively and in context-specific ways that are meaningful
tealharbin
49:24
How do I design our educational standards that promote an anti-oppressive stance
Momina
50:24
How do we revise and renew our sense of collective coexistence?
David Greaves
01:06:34
Yes
Danielle Bitz
01:07:19
that's so cool!
Momina
01:07:19
Silence
ZHE the Free
01:07:20
inter-generational
Marie Lovrod
01:07:31
abuse
Andrea Wasylow
01:07:45
wrong
Norman Zlotkin
01:07:58
power
Momina
01:08:05
Alienation
C.Schulz
01:08:05
Judgement
Kathleen James-Cavan
01:08:12
bandwidth is too low to access another website - my word is closed-out
Barb
01:08:17
degradation
Emel
01:08:34
torture
Moe Labelle (he/him/his)
01:08:36
violence
pmr906
01:08:43
abject
Emel
01:08:46
denial
Lily Owens
01:08:55
sorry my phone :( ‘dehumanisation’
bbf
01:09:02
invasion
Sandy
01:17:08
Can you increase the volume on your computer?
Olga Lovick
01:17:37
or Francisco can select the option “share computer sound” (somewhere in the sharing options)
Courtney
01:20:03
Great video! Very helpful.
Barbara Reimer
01:20:16
Can you put the link to that video in the chat?
ZHE the Free
01:20:25
Would love the link to that video
Penny Howarth
01:20:26
it was great
Jorden Cummings
01:20:28
The link would be great
Emel
01:20:28
very effective video
Emel
01:20:30
simple
ZHE the Free
01:20:35
Excellent tool
Danielle Bitz
01:20:36
I like the way that it simplifies the concept and uses plain language.
Marie Lovrod
01:20:40
It might be helpful to consider some local examples
MK
01:20:40
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WWyVRo4Uas
Lily Owens
01:20:52
excellent, thanks
Francisco Rios (he/him)
01:21:12
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WWyVRo4Uas
Kathleen James-Cavan
01:25:17
thank you for not using colourblind.
jake moore, she/her
01:26:26
It is an erasure of differnce
Elizabeth Duret
01:26:45
It puts the blame back on the BIPOC when you don't talk about color
jake moore, she/her
01:27:11
Negates identity construction through culture
Barbara Reimer
01:28:05
and it's the erasure of lived experiences; it assumes that everyone has the same experience
jeffreyklassen
01:29:05
A meritocratic framework fails to account for different abilities and different backgrounds. Is there truly a way to judge whether one person deserves power/renown/money over than another? The university environment is traditionally very meritocratic.
Erin DeLathouwer
01:30:47
I've found this book quite insightful on the topic of meritocracy, especially in higher ed: https://www.amazon.ca/Tyranny-Merit-Whats-Become-Common/dp/0374289980
C.Schulz
01:30:59
Action through language
Courtney
01:31:08
Also connected to culture of worth = productivity
jake moore, she/her
01:40:49
Tuck and Yang, Decolonization is not a metaphor, amazing article
jake moore, she/her
01:40:51
https://clas.osu.edu/sites/clas.osu.edu/files/Tuck%20and%20Yang%202012%20Decolonization%20is%20not%20a%20metaphor.pdf
Marie Lovrod
01:41:09
All of these occur here
Danielle Bitz
01:41:14
All of these
Kathrina Mazurik
01:42:09
*minimal resources/support - burden is placed on individuals to make the change, many departments lack structures that would make facilitate change
Andrea D
01:42:13
We have recently seen a number of USask faculty leave due to not being able to survive in this environment
Emel
01:42:20
I agree that’s a fantastic article.
Marie Lovrod
01:42:30
Students leave too
Marie Lovrod
01:42:34
Staff leave
jake moore, she/her
01:43:14
codeswitching
Danielle Bitz
01:43:33
code switching isn't a bad thing...
Marie Lovrod
01:43:59
I heard a staff member say that sometimes they are scared to come to work due to the micro and macroaggressions they face
jake moore, she/her
01:44:02
Not saying it is, it is a method of survival, and reclamation but often students feel exhausted and pressured
Andrea Wasylow
01:44:16
How might we decolonize our websites?
Kate Wilson
01:44:25
I wonder what weaponized whiteness means?
tealharbin
01:44:27
What is code switching?
Jenna Hunnef
01:45:23
How might we foster better listening in our disciplines or departments in order to become more responsive?
Jorden Cummings
01:45:27
How might we best be allies who can make our colleagues feel supported, especially in the absence of them feeling institutional support
Emel
01:45:36
I heard a staff told her/his phd student if you don’t want to do a comparative study with UK then why did you come here? - referring to her/his home-country as he only want to focus on his home country and didn’t want to make a comparison with UK HE.
MK
01:45:43
code switching - a survival technique to blend in
Danielle Bitz
01:45:47
I can speak to code switching
Courtney
01:45:49
How might we support each other while doing this highly exhausting work? Mental load of fighting oppression.
jake moore, she/her
01:45:56
roadly, code-switching involves adjusting one’s style of speech, appearance, behavior, and expression in ways that will optimize the comfort of others in exchange for fair treatment, quality service, and employment opportunities. Research suggests that code-switching often occurs in spaces where negative stereotypes of black people run counter to what are considered “appropriate” behaviors and norms for a specific environment. For example, research conducted in schools suggests that black students selectively code-switch between standard English in the classroom and African-American Vernacular English (AAVE) with their peers, which elevates their social standing with each intended audience. We also see examples of guidelines encouraging black people to code-switch to survive police interactions, such as “acting polite and respectful when stopped” and “avoiding running even if you are afraid.”
jake moore, she/her
01:46:05
Broadly
jake moore, she/her
01:47:52
That code switching definition comes from
jake moore, she/her
01:47:53
https://hbr.org/2019/11/the-costs-of-codeswitching
tealharbin
01:48:08
@Jake Moore thank you!!!
Emel
01:48:49
any reference on epistemological dominance?
jake moore, she/her
01:50:03
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0162243916687037
jake moore, she/her
01:50:04
Epistemological Dominance and Social Inequality: Experiences of Native American Science, Engineering, and Health Students
Emel
01:51:07
thank you
Stryker Calvez
01:52:13
Thank you Francisco, a great presentation!!
Emel
01:52:59
what tools can we use to make people to talk about their narratives?
Emel
01:53:07
stories?
MK
01:53:16
How to keep the focus on cultural inclusivity
tlh120
01:53:57
Thank you Fransciso for a fantastic presentation. A thank you as well to others that have shared some excellent resources here that I’ve noted and will be following up on.
Yin Liu
01:54:20
Especially now when we are teaching remotely, how can we resist oppression in the technologies we use?
Kathleen James-Cavan
01:54:30
can't access it--bandwth still too low - but I want to know how I can make evaluation of student learning less oppressive - is "ungrading" an answer?
Momina
01:55:16
How to tackle white dismissal
Yin Liu
01:55:47
The mentimeter is fun but it has a word limit so it's hard to ask long or complex questions
Andrea Wasylow
01:56:24
Discrimination in student evaluations of professors - sexism, ageism, etc
Kathrina Mazurik
01:56:27
how do we get men involved? based on the names I see here, it's mostly women, haha
Elizabeth Duret
01:56:38
Will the presentation be made available afterwards?
Vanessa Hyggen
01:56:54
Yes it will Liz.
Vanessa Hyggen
01:57:04
On the Canvas course, and on the Diversity website.
tlh120
01:57:15
Thanks Vanessa!
Vanessa Hyggen
01:57:36
You're welcome :)
Elizabeth Duret
01:57:40
:)
jake moore, she/her
01:58:19
Did everyone see this: https://www.macleans.ca/education/its-time-for-canadian-universities-to-go-gradeless/?utm_medium=organic&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR1srffXxrSWxLrU-JPmu_k1cNZLpLAcohQ-c4YwLgor567iyBujwKdygTA#Echobox=1606939083
Emel
01:59:04
is this mark warren?
Yin Liu
01:59:52
Thanks jake, looks interesting, I will have a look later
jake moore, she/her
02:01:29
Lessons for 2021 🔥🔥🔥 "This is a grassroots organizing and training curriculum rooted in lessons from multi-racial, cross-class, feminist organizing. It is for emerging or established groups and organizations working to get into good trouble here and now in 2020 and beyond, as we confront a world where our economic, governance, and ecological systems are literally on the brink of collapse. The curriculum is built for groups aiming to build a feminist future that is Pro-Black, Pro-Worker, Pro-Queer, Pro-Immigrant, and Pro-Planet." Auburn Seminaryhas compiled an excellent grassroots and training curriculum, rooted in lessons from multi-racial, cross-class, feminist organizing. "We Don't Want to Be Stars" is free for download and use now - https://auburnseminary.org/intersectional-organizing.../
jeffreyklassen
02:01:38
Thanks for the source of hope (the academic source haha)
Emel
02:02:17
this is great thank you Jake
Erin DeLathouwer
02:03:21
Thank you very much for this presentation. I appreciate being included in this important work.
Jorden Cummings
02:03:51
Thank you so much. And thanks for sharing all of these resources everyone
jake moore, she/her
02:03:56
From the strike actions of ’68. “Be realistic, demand the impossible”
Alexis
02:04:30
Thanks to both Francisco and our A&S Team for this great presentation. :)
Andrea Wasylow
02:04:31
Thank you Dr. Rios for this excellent presentation, and to Vice-Dean Jaime for this incredible opportunity.
C.Schulz
02:04:32
Thank you Francisco!
Lily Owens
02:04:36
thanks so much, lots of food for thought. thanks also for all who shared parts of their journey so generously
Chris
02:04:51
Thanks for this!
Wendy Roy
02:04:57
Thank you!
Holly F
02:05:03
Thank you!
Lana
02:05:03
Thank you!
Katie Collins
02:05:04
I echo everybody’s thanks! Thank you for an excellent presentation and to everyone for all the resources!!
ZHE the Free
02:05:12
This was phenomenal. Thank you for this highly engaging presentation and important learning.
Steven Rayan
02:05:13
Thank you, Dr. Rios! Very enlightening!
Barb
02:05:14
Thank-you. Very thought provoking talk.
jeffreyklassen
02:05:15
What does demanding the impossible mean today? Thanks so much for this collective time of learning.
Moe Labelle (he/him/his)
02:05:16
Merci
Lisa Birke
02:05:22
Thanks so much for a great evening of insight and powerful food for thought
Carmen Gillies
02:05:23
Thank you!!!
Momina
02:05:24
Much gratitude: Really great presentation!
jake moore, she/her
02:05:35
Thanks so much for taking this space Angela, Valerie, Vanessa and Kim, and to Dr. Rios for sharing it all
jake moore, she/her
02:05:55
We are home : )
Verna St Denis
02:05:56
Yes, thank Angela for bringing us Dr. Rios
Momina
02:05:57
Thank you. Angela.
Yin Liu
02:06:11
Thanks all. Great way to close out the workday ... with more to think about.
Gisele Piche
02:06:11
Thank you Dr. Rios for this excellent presentation, and to Vice-Dean Jaime for helping bring this to us.
Valerie Korinek
02:06:34
Thank you Dr Rios, and thanks everyone for engaging with this conversation so genuinely and in good spirits
Norman Zlotkin
02:06:35
Thanks, Francisco for the terrific presentation, and thanks everyone for sharing.
Megan Vandendriessche
02:06:48
Thank you!
Penny Howarth
02:06:58
Thank you. Very good, food for thought. I learn a little bit more after every session!
bbf
02:07:02
Muchas gracias, excelente presentacion!
Sea Marsland
02:07:08
Tiniki!! :)
Andrea Hala
02:07:14
Gracias!
Danielle Bitz
02:07:16
Maarssi!
Emel
02:07:17
thank you so much … such a great presentation
Danielle Bitz
02:07:35
Maarsii
Emel
02:07:40
its midnight in London.
Momina
02:07:41
Shukriya, everyone!
Sandy
02:08:03
Cute kitten Liz!!
Barbara Reimer
02:08:10
Thank you so much
Emel
02:08:10
which sessions?
Emel
02:08:17
links please?
Elizabeth Duret
02:08:18
My grandbaby kitty
Marie Lovrod
02:08:21
Tusen takk
Vanessa Hyggen
02:08:41
There are breakout discussions in the following couple of days for Arts and Science staff and faculty.
Emel
02:08:49
i see
Vanessa Hyggen
02:08:52
You can email me for info, Vanessa.hyggen@usask.ca
Martin Kohlberger
02:08:53
Muchas gracias, Francisco, por sus visiones, y por darnos la oportunidad de reflexionar.
Sandy
02:09:10
Thank you!
Emel
02:09:16
Thank you Vanessa
Emel
02:09:24
I will email.