Real Talk: Conversations on Pop Culture, Community and Politics

Three students chatting it up

Join us for a casual and engaging monthly conversation as we explore a variety of hot topics in culture through conversations and shared connections. 

For event and registration information, visit the Career Learning Network (CLNx).  

Previous topics include: 

  • “Sing Me a Lullaby” Screening hosted in collaboration with the UTSC Equity Diversity Inclusion Office: Virtual screening and a discussion on the film's themes of family, identity and belonging.  This panel discussion included the Director of the film, Tiffany Hsiung.   

  • Culture & Masculinity hosted in collaboration with the UTM International Education Centre: A discussion on the definition of masculinity and its perception cross-culturally featuring Jeff Perera (Higher Unlearning) and Jake Stika (Next Gen Men) 

  • Inclusivity in Environmentalism Discussion hosted in collaboration with Sustainability Office: Discussion on how to how to engage more deeply in environmentalism with your identity, and ways to build resilience and empowerment in the face of environmental justice 

  • A peer- led discussion focused on the second-generation cultural identity