Evadne Kelly and Carla Rice

Evadne Kelly (pictured) is a Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellow at Re•Vision: Centre for Art and Social Justice. She is a leading researcher and co-curator of Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario. Carla Rice is a professor and Canada research chair at the University of Guelph specializing in embodiment studies and in creative and storytelling methodologies.

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How One University Shared Its Oppressive Past

For the first time, a Canadian university — the University of Guelph — is reconciling with its history of teaching eugenics. Few universities in Canada have looked closely at their historical involvement in oppressive research, teaching and practice. Fewer still have made their archives accessible.

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