For a day by day listing of the events and talks at OCADU please check the events calendar here:



  •  Office of Diversity & Equity Initiatives Guest Blog Series.

Recently at Site-Specific, we have featured a post on Masters of Inclusive Design Students Yijin Jiang, Julie Buelow, Arief Yulianto, and Taghreed Al-Zubaidi  as finalists of the Reimagining Accessibility design challenge, along with key thoughts from Jutta Treviranus.


You can find the blog at and of course everyone is welcome to share thoughts, questions and feedback by leaving a reply on the post.


The blog post is also available for sharing on social media via the Diversity & Equity Initiatives Facebook page:

And through twitter:



  • Generations of Queer  @ Onsite [at] OCAD U Wednesday March 12, 2014 to Saturday June 28, 2014

A Conversation with John Greyson, Elisha Lim and Kiley May: Wednesday, March 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m. @ OCAD University Auditorium (100 McCaul St.)

Wednesday, March 12, 8 to 10 p.m. @ Onsite [at] OCAD U (230 Richmond St. W.)

Robert Flack / John Greyson / Elisha Lim / Kiley May

Curated by Lisa Deanne Smith

This exhibition centres on storytelling; creating a dialogue between the works of two senior artists and two younger artists who have come into queer discourses as beneficiaries of the activism of their predecessors.


  • Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 p.m.: Insite Exhibition Tour with Richard Fung, Associate Professor, OCAD U
  • Wednesday, May 14, 6:30 p.m.: Insite Exhibition Tour with Wendy Coburn, Associate Professor, OCAD U
  • Wednesday, May 28, 6:30 p.m.: Insite Exhibition Tour with Andrea Fatona, Assistant Professor, OCAD U
  • Wednesday, June 11, 7 p.m.: The Queer Pride Chronicles Story Slam
  • Sunday, June 15, 2 to 5 p.m.: Elisha Lim launches their debut graphic novel, 100 Crushes, published by Koyama Press
  • Monday, June 23, 7 p.m.: Clocked, Don Pyle and Martin Sorrondeguy look at queer content in their punk photographs
  • Wednesday, June 25, 8 p.m.: DUORAMA, a performance by Paul Couillard + Ed Johnson co-presented by Fado Performance Art Centre

Gallery hours: Tuesdays to Fridays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m.

Onsite [at] OCAD U @ 230 Richmond St. W. Toronto, Ontario




  • The Brinkley Girls: World War I, and American Patriotism in Comics


Thursday, May 8, @ 6:00-8:00 PM MLC Gallery 111 Gerrard Street East,

First Floor

Refreshments, Book signing, All Welcome, No charge

This event is proudly co-hosted with the Canadian Society for the Study of Comics. It is part of our MLC research focus on World War I, 1914 –1918, at its Centenary.

RSVP | 416-979-5000 ext. 4770  @MLC_Research MLCRC


The CSSC/SCEBD Annual Conference in partnership with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival

May 9th and 10th at the Marriott Bloor Yorkville The programme for the two-day conference is attached. Attendance of the panels is free, but interested parties are invited to join the CSSC at the registration table.

Information about the CSSC can be found on our website:

Dr. Barbara Postema

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre/ Department of English

350 Victoria St

Ryerson University

Toronto, ON M5B 2K3


T: 416-979-5000 Ext. 4770

F: 416-598-5924