Nathan Holder, Professor and International Chair of Music Education at the Royal Northern College of Music, London, England, presents "Moving toward decoloniality in music teaching and learning".
Room 225, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park, Toronto
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About the talk
The effects of European colonialism have shaped many aspects of our world, including the learning and teaching of music, and the wider music industry. How can we as musicians, students and teachers explore our various histories, contexts and pedagogies using decoloniality as a lens?
About the speaker
Prof. Nathan Holder is an award-winning author, international speaker, musician and education consultant. For over a decade, he has focused on music education, race and decolonisation by speaking and writing around the world. He has collaborated with renowned artists like Ghetts, Emeli Sandé and Arkells, as well as companies such as BBC, Hal Leonard Europe and Oxford University Press. As an author, he has written ten books whilst advocating for increased diversity and inclusivity in music education.
Attendees may join us in person at the Faculty of Music, Edward Johnson Building room 225 (light refreshments will be provided) or via Zoom (guests who register to attend the event virtually will receive a link to register for the University of Toronto Zoom session via email; the registration must be done in advance of the talk to receive the link for the lecture).
Our videoconference streaming will include auto-generated captioning. Additionally, a recording of the event will be available upon request to anyone registered but who cannot join us live due to a care-taking responsibility, a scheduling conflict, or other. If you require any additional accessibility accommodations, please email the Colloquium Coordinator so that arrangements can be made.