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Panel Discussion: Difficult but Necessary Conversation Online Event by Zoom; February 10, 2022 @ 7:30pm EST Attend Here Description: This panel explores themes of language and representation in media and art, and possible ways in which institutions can reflect systemic discrimination and engage in anti-oppression. Complex debates pertaining to language and art will be addressed, such as cultural appropriation; free speech and the stage; tokenistic or so-called “color-blind” casting”; and the history of racism, popular culture and theatre. Moderator: Matt Jones (he/him) is a writer, activist, teacher, and theatre creator living as an uninvited guest  in T’karonto, thetraditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. He has published widely about the politics of war, terrorism, and racism in performance and is working on a book manuscript titled The Body at War, 2001-2016: Necro-Performance and the Global Wa

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