Seeding Change Lecture

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Seeding Change Lecture

Join MRU’s Faculty of Arts Distinguished Lecture online featuring Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware

Black Futures. Trans Liberation. Disability Justice. Seeding Change.

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023
Time: 12 – 1:30pm

  • Free and open to the public.
  • In person and online.
  • The streaming link will provided to those who have registered for the event closer to the date.

Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware is an assistant professor at the School of the Arts at McMaster University. A Vanier scholar, visual artist, activist, curator and educator, Ware uses painting, installation and performance to explore social justice frameworks and black activist culture. His work has been shown widely across Canada in solo and group shows, and his performance works have been part of local and international festivals.

He is part of the Performance Disability Art Collective and a cofounder of Black Lives Matter-Canada. Syrus is curator of the That’s So Gay show and a co-curator of Blackness Yes!/Blockorama. In addition to penning a variety of journals and articles, Syrus is the co-editor of the best-selling Until We Are Free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada (URP, 2020).

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Should you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Corinne L. Mason (Women’s and Gender Studies) at

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