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Workshop to Combat Islamophobia

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Duncan McArthur Hall
Room: A342
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This workshop, facilitated by the National Council of Canadian Muslims. will explore the dynamics of Islamophobia in Canada and the ways it manifests on campus. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to accommodate the needs of Muslim students on campus and how to provide supports to students facing discrimination.

The training will cover:

• Foundational understating of Islam and Muslims in Canada

• Islamophobia on campus – understanding student and staff experience in classrooms and on university campuses across Canada.

• Religious Accommodations – understanding the responsibilities to accommodate and how to assist students in accommodation requests.

• Surveillance and policing – understanding the pressure students may face with surveillance and how-to best support students when they ask for assistance, resources, etc.

The workshop is open to faculty and staff across Queen's University and is supported by the Inclusive Community Fund.

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