This workshop aims to deepen faculty’s knowledge and understanding of what decolonizing the curriculum means and provide concrete strategies for decolonizing and Indigenizing curriculum and pedagogical practices in meaningful and respectful ways. The presenters will discuss and share their collaborative work, stories, experiences and lessons learned in decolonizing a course syllabus in the Sculpture Program, Faculty of Fine Arts.
At the end of this workshop, participants will:
Gain the tools to critically evaluate course syllabus with a decolonial lens.
Examine and define key concepts such as decolonization, and Indigenization, eurocentrism as it relates to course design and pedagogical practices.
Identify concrete strategies to decolonize and center Indigenous perspectives in curriculum design and pedagogical practices.
Format: Workshop Participants: Max 50 – Concordia faculty