Preserving Memories: Canadian Missionaries in Central Angola Workshop

The Angola Resgate Group, York University, is holding a workshop to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Dondi Mission on Friday November 28th 2014. The Dondi Mission was established by the United Church of Canada in Huambo, Continue reading

Alberto da Costa e Silva Tribute at the University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa and Vice-President, External Relations, Louis de Melo,  in cooperation with the Embassies of the Portuguese speaking countries in Ottawa, has the pleasure to invite you to the reading session tribute to Alberto da Costa e Silva on Wednesday, November 19, Continue reading

Call for excursion: The First World War in the Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago

EXCURSION THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN THE CARIBBEAN: TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO The Department of History of the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine is offering a two weeks excursion to the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago. The Continue reading

New publication: Slavery, Abolition and the Transition to Colonialism in Sierra Leone

We are pleased to announce a new publication in the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora: Slavery, Abolition and the Transition to Colonialism in Sierra Leone, edited by Paul Lovejoy and Suzanne Schwarz.

Tubman Speaker Series: Jan Anderson on chronicling Black female subjectivities from slave narrative to historical novel

The Harriet Tubman Speaker Series is pleased to present Jan Anderson and her talk on “Of No Nation: Writing Enslaved Women into Human Sorority and Citizenship in the Americas” on Thursday, November 6th, 2014 from 2:30pm-4:30pm, 314 York Lanes. Anderson Continue reading

17th Annual Eastern Caribbean Islands Cultures (‘Islands in Between’) Conference

The Tubman Institute is pleased to be a co-sponsor of the 17th Annual Eastern Caribbean Islands Cultures (‘Islands in Between’) Conference on the Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Eastern Caribbean from November 6 to 8, 2014 at the Universidad de Continue reading

Victorian Wolcott on “Recreation riots and racial liberalism in the postwar American city”

The Tubman Institute, along with the Department of History, the Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies, the Urban Studies Program and the U.S. Studies Program, are pleased to present Victoria Wolcott and her talk on “Recreation riots and Continue reading

Pan-Africanism in a Global Perspective: Africa & the Diaspora, 1919-1939 -A Public Lecture by acclaimed African Historian, Dr. Hakim Adi-

Pan-Africanism in a Global Perspective: Africa & the Diaspora, 1919-1939 -A Public Lecture by acclaimed African Historian, Dr. Hakim Adi- 7pm, Friday, November 14 Room 1014, Kenneth Rowe Building, Dalhousie University 6100 University Avenue Dr. Adi will discuss the development Continue reading

CFP: African Studies Symposium – Exile, Deportation, and Forced Labor in Colonial Africa – April 2-4, 2015, Rochester NY

Conable African Studies Symposium – Exile, Deportation, and Forced labour in Colonial Africa Rochester, New York, April 2-4, 2015  “the extreme solitude of his existence …saddened the ancestor’s spirit.” Les derniers rois mages, Maryse Condé     In Maryse Condé’s 1997 Continue reading