Black History Month - Critical Race Theory in Conversation with EDI Strategic Plans
A dialogue with Wesley Crichlow co-sponsored by Laidley Centre for Business Ethics (LCBE) and the Desautels EDI Team
Date: February 15, 2023
Time: 10 am-11:30 am EST
Location: Online (Zoom)
Professor and Critical Race Intersectional Theorist for the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at Ontario Tech University
EDI continues to be an ongoing project of universities and the public sector seeking to address the lasting effects of historic racial and gender injustices in a manner which strives to be more intersectionally inclusive. Business schools have adopted EDI strategic action plans to assist with this inclusion. This session brings into conversation Critical Race Theory and EDI Strategic Plans as part of a broader complex project for reparative racial justice claims.
About Dr. Crichlow
Dr. Wesley Crichlow is an African Canadian Critical Race Intersectional Queer Theorist whose work critically connects Theories of Anti-Black Racism and Decoloniality as the signature praxis and framing of his research, teaching and service. His work aims to provide measures to alleviate anti-Black racism, heterocisnormativity, transmisogyny, structural, and systemic inequalities. He teaches at Ontario Tech University within the youth and criminal justice discipline with over 25 years of Critical Race Theory Intersectional methodological approaches to university community mobilization and development.