Reimagining our History

Diaspora Dialogues invites you to join us for a weekend of readings reimagining Canadian history. Our country’s defining attributes are its multiculturalism and inclusivity. Yet, we tend to tell Canadian history through the eyes of the white settler . . .

Spurring the Spoken Word


Omar Musa, a Malaysian-Australian author, rapper, and poet kicked off the entire festival. We were so thrilled he joined us all the way from Queanbeyan, Australia to regale us with his melodic spoken word readings—even weathering the unusually frigid April temperatures . . .

DD at Spur

Spur Festival

Diaspora Dialogues is pleased to announce it’s programmed a number of established and emerging spoken word artists and poets to open Spur Toronto’s panels. Omar Musa will be reading his work at the opening session of Spur festival on Thursday, April 7 at 7 p.m . . .

The Women on the Wall


Diaspora Dialogues is excited to partner with Nuit Blanche again this year with the installation THE WOMEN ON THE WALL. This interactive multimedia project invites participants to step into a conversation between members of the Aboriginal community on the issue of violence against Indigenous women and girls . . .