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My Introduction of Michael Moore’s Sicko (2007) for the Centre for Free Expression’s Film Series at Ryerson University

On March 10th — just before things in Toronto began to shut down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic — I introduced and led a post-screening discussion of Michael Moore’s hit 2007 documentary Sicko at Ryerson University as part of … Continue reading

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A Solidarity Statement in Support of Wet’suwet’en Jurisdiction and Governance from Ryerson University’s MFA Documentary Media Students and Faculty

Over the last several months, the Unist’ot’en Camp in Northern British Columbia has been very much at the center of the news here in Canada. As Alleen Brown and Amber Bracken describe it in a recent (and excellent) piece for … Continue reading

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Why I Signed the Writers’ Petition to the Toronto Public Library

One day, early in the first year of my MFA program, I was in middle of working on a scholarship application when I got a call at home from one of the professors writing a letter of reference for me. … Continue reading

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The Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project is Live at CJOHP.org

The Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project, my M.F.A. thesis project, is officially live online at CJOHP.org! Please have a look and give a listen. The project will be ongoing, but debuts with an initial group of narrators that includes: Brian … Continue reading

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I Am Interviewed on Episode Five of the “Doc This!” Podcast

As previously mentioned, two of my classmates, John Verhaeven and Kenny McDonald, are producing a podcast called “Doc This!” Its goal is to “get behind the minds and processes of Ryerson University’s MFA Documentary Media students.” I co-host with another … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: The Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project Will Launch Its Website and a Digital Storytelling Exhibit at Ryerson University During the 2019 DocNow Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Daniel Clarkson Fisher (daniel.c.fisher@ryerson.ca) The Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project Will Launch Its Website and a Digital Storytelling Exhibit at Ryerson University During the 2019 DocNow Festival TORONTO, May 23, 2019 – The Chinese Jamaican Oral … Continue reading

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The 6th Emerging Scholars Symposium on Oral History, Digital Storytelling, and Creative Practice

I’ve just received word that my proposal was accepted, and I’ll be presenting at the 6th Emerging Scholars Symposium on Oral History, Digital Storytelling, and Creative Practice at Concordia University’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling! The subject will … Continue reading

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5100 YONGE

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THERE IS POWER IN A UNION

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SHOCK VALUES

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