RPS presents “Critical Creativities: Policy, Performance, Diversity and the Arts in the GTA”

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In our latest community research workshop and forum we consider what it means to plan for artistic creativity or to design a city as a site for artistic innovation. Should art create sites of exclusively secular, civic expression, or are art and religion mutually useful resources in a region as diverse as the GTA? We take a critical look at the very idea of creativity as a generic form of cultural capital... More »

The Elements Experiment:
Religion, the Secular, and Public Spaces

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RPS is pleased to support an innovative project by students at the University of Toronto's Department for the Study of Religion, with funding from the Inspirit Foundation. For young people across Canada, across disciplines, professions, and lived experiences, The Elements Experiment creates an intellectual space that disrupts understandings of who can speak about religion, the secular, and public spaces. More »

Religious Diversity Youth Leadership Project

The University of Toronto Multi-Faith Centre, together with the Religion in the Public Sphere Initiative and Centre for Community Partnerships has won a three-year, $500,000 grant from Citizenship and Immigration Canada to bring together students, faculty, community leaders and youth in the.... More »

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Director: Prof. Pamela Klassen
Project Coordinator: Siri Hansen
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