Academic Year 2021-2022
The 2021-2022 academic year began with a recognition and honouring of the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. The Faculty of Music hosted Lament: Bearing Witness which caused all those who passed through the EJB lobby to pause and take in the installation’s art and sound.*
The Faculty of Music community also gathered to Drum for the Children in solidarity with the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc and their call for people around the world “to drum and sing for the missing children of Indian Residential Schools.”
As we progress further into the year, the Faculty of Music will continue to provide equity, diversity and inclusion updates through our news page (link to that page) so please visit that page frequently.
From the Lament: Bearing Witness project description:
“This is a call to recognize, to bear witness, and to move forward across differences to make this a better world. Through joining our voices in solidarity in the spirit of pluralism which sees our human diversity as an asset, we hope that this project can spark healing, understanding, inclusion, and societal evolution.”
*With thanks to Music Education’s Professor Dolloff, Hussein Janmohamed, Michael Denomme, Lauren Levorson-Wong and their collaborators for organizing and sharing.