Here are the Fragments. merges science and art to illuminate schizophrenia through the eyes of an immigrant psychiatrist.
The work will premiere at The Theatre Centre on November 19 - December 1, 2019. During the performance period, we have programmed a series of Community Education and Engagement Events, designed to take the conversation about schizophrenia, racism and mental health out of the theatre into the community to change hearts and minds.
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This welcoming evening show and talk backs confront racism and celebrates survivors from marginalized communities that live with serious mental illness.
Date: November 22nd 2019
Guest Panelists: Ngozi Paul (Development Producer Artist/Activist) and Psychiatrist Collaborator Chintoh Araba. On site counselling to be provided.
Our Patients and Our Selves: Experiences of Racism Among Health Care Workers
An opportunity for Black health care workers and health care workers of colour to reflect on how racism in the workplace affects us, in our personal lives, our lives as professionals and as advocates for our patients and communities. How do we cope, how do we thrive?
Date: November 23rd 2019
Facilitator: Dr. Fatimah Jackson-Best of Black Health Alliance
Guest Panelists: Dr. Onye Nnorum (Black Physicians Association of Ontario), Dr. Natasha Williams (Association of Black Psychologists), Donna Alexander (CAMH & Black Health Alliance), Josiah Osagie (Psychiatry Resident, U of T Medicine)
Co-Sponsors: Black Physicians of Ontario, Association of Black Psychiatrists
Fanon Today: A Teach-In and Poetry Space
Date: November 24th 2019
Creative exploration of the meaning of Fanon’s work in our lives today. Join us for a dynamic accessible panel, theatre poetry, and creative discussion. For novice and seasoned Fanonians alike!
Guest Panelists: David Austin, Frank Francis, Doris Rajan, George Elliott Clarke
Facilitator: Tola Ajao
George Elliott Clarke Ausar Stewart Performing from Frank Francis’s “The Wretched”
High School Seniors from Parkdale Collegiate Institute
Facilitator: Trevlyn Kenndy poet/activist