Workshops for Faculty

The Equity Team in the Office of the Provost is committed to providing interactive and engaging learning environments where participants and facilitators address challenging topics openly and honestly.

If you're interested in a made-to-measure workshop for your team/area, please submit a consultation request, and we will be in touch shortly with next steps. Due to volume and demand, we prioritize requests for faculty and staff at this time.

See below for our regular offerings:

Navigating Microaggressions in the Classroom

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 13:30to15:30

This workshop supports faculty to develop a greater understanding of what microaggressions are, how to intervene when they arise, and how we can co-create classrooms that better support and include...

Equity and Excellence in Academic Recruitment

Thursday, July 25, 2024 09:00to10:30

This workshop is required for all members of academic search committees. Topics covered include:/equityCategory: Social Equity and Diversity Education

McGill Reporter: Science fair fun in Kahnawà:ke

Published: 17 May 2024

Every year in Kahnawà:ke, a Kanien:keha’ka community on Montreal’s South Shore, students present their projects at a science fair organized by the Kahnawà:ke Education Center (KEC)....

New Policy Clarifies Indigeneity Expectations for Work Applications

Published: 17 May 2024

McGill has a new policy to support the validation of claims to Indigenous citizenship/membership made by individuals applying for designated opportunities related to employment. McGill’s approach...

In conversation with Billy-Ray Belcourt, McGill’s 2024 Mellon ISCEI Writer in Residence

Published: 7 May 2024

McGill’s 2024 Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative (ISCEI) Writer in Residence is Billy-Ray Belcourt, PhD, from the Driftpile Cree Nation in northern Alberta. His five books...

Africa in the World: Past, Present, and Future

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 16:00to18:00

The panel will discuss the future of Africa, Africans, and African diaspora studies within the prism of Pan-Africanism: past, present, and future./equityCategory: African Studies

(In)equities in Research Spaces: Fieldwork

Friday, April 26, 2024 11:00to12:30

This workshop titled "(In)equities in Research Spaces: Fieldwork" will take place via Zoom on Friday, April 26, 2024, from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM./equityCategory: Social Equity and Diversity...

Accessible by Design: Access in the Classroom

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 10:00to12:00

This workshop offers practical tips for increasing accessibility in teaching that instructors can implement while planning their courses./equityCategory: Social Equity and Diversity Education

Anti-Racism in Teaching Practice

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 13:00to15:00

How does race and racism impact learning spaces? What is our role as educators in shaping an anti-racist learning environment?/equityCategory: Social Equity and Diversity Education


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For more information about traditional territory and tips on how to make a land acknowledgement, visit our Land Acknowledgement webpage.

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