Sheniz Janmohamed

Sheniz Janmohamed

Sheniz Janmohamed is an author, artist educator, spoken word artist, and occasional land artist. She has performed and presented her work at the Jaipur Literature Festival, International Festival of Authors, Vancouver Writers Fest, TedxYouth@Toronto, and the Aga Khan Museum. She is the author of two collections of poetry: Bleeding Light and Firesmoke.

Writing the Land

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How do we navigate in writing a relationship with the land we live on? For many of us, an attentive and intimate relationship with North American and local landscape is not straightforward. We write on occupied land or stolen land. We write as Indigenous, settler, immigrant, racialized, queer, first generation to be born here, all […]

Craft of Writing / L’art de l’écriture
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Feminism, Race, and Community Building

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This is a roundtable discussion on diasporic anti-black racism in brown communities and vice versa an anti-brown sentiment in black communities. What does actual allyship look like between communities? Further, how does feminism and community building play a role in building this allyship? Moderated by Sharanpal Ruprai.

Community Building / Le renforcement des collectivités
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