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

How to write about Black history for Children and Young Adults

The African Canadian Writers for Children and Young Adults next meeting is on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Come and find out how to write about Black history for a young audience. The workshop presenter is Ontario Black History Society president, Continue reading

Reading Black Canada: The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill

You are cordially invited to Reading Black Canada, a community-based book club discussion. On this occasion, we will focus on the award winning novel The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill. This monthly event is presented by Spotlighting and Promoting Continue reading

13th annual Caribbean Studies New College Conference on Racism and National Consciousness

All welcome to the 13th annual Caribbean Studies New College Conference on Racism and National Consciousness Saturday Oct 25 2014 Theme: “NO TO GMO: Perspectives on Food Security in Africa and the Caribbean” Main speaker:   Mutabaruka, world renowned dub poet Opening remarks by Arnold H. Itwaru Panel Continue reading

Call for Papers: “Slaving Zones: Cultural Identities, Ideologies, and Institutions in the Evolution of Global Slavery”

Call for Papers “Slaving Zones: Cultural Identities, Ideologies, and Institutions in the Evolution of Global Slavery” An International Conference to be Hosted by Leiden University, The Netherlands 1-2 June 2015 It is with great pleasure that we extend to historians Continue reading

Luso-African Group at Tubman awarded Certificate of Appreciation

Congratulations to the Luso-African Group at the Tubman Institute on recently being honoured by the Angolan Community of Ontario, through its President, Mr. Antonio Ildo Major Alves, with a Certificate of Appreciation for their “dedication to educate people about Angolan culture Continue reading