Joy Luk, the first and only blind solicitor in Hong Kong, arrived safely in Canada last December. Since then, she has well adjusted to the pace of Toronto, enjoying the first winter of snow. The bravery of Joy’s participation during the 2019 pro-democracy movement has been covered in an extensive interview with the Toronto Star at the end of January.
As a visiting scholar now with the School of Disability Studies, X (Ryerson) University, Joy has been busy doing guest lectures and engaging in rich conversations with students. Congratulations is also due to Joy on her latest appointment as an “Activist in Residence” with the Centre for Feminist Research, York University.(more…)