Tubman Talks: “Irrelevant No More? Wrestling with Diasporic Thought in the Great White North,” – 23 November 2017

Dr. Daniel McNeil will present a paper entitled, “Irrelevant No More? Wrestling with Diasporic Thought in the Great White North,” on November 23, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:30. Abstract: This talk places Richard Iton’s In Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Irrelevant No More? Wrestling with Diasporic Thought in the Great White North,” – 23 November 2017

Tubman Talks – “Making Sense of the Jamaica Hansard, 1920-1944: A Critical Analysis of the Structure of Power, Authority and Influence Under Crown Colony Government” – 16 November 2017

Dr. Yvonne Brown will present a paper entitled, “Making Sense of the Jamaica Hansard, 1920-1944: A Critical Analysis of the Structure of Power, Authority and Influence Under Crown Colony Government,” on November 16, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from Continue reading Tubman Talks – “Making Sense of the Jamaica Hansard, 1920-1944: A Critical Analysis of the Structure of Power, Authority and Influence Under Crown Colony Government” – 16 November 2017

Book Launch: “Boomerang Ethics: How Racism Affects us All” by Joseph Mensah & Christopher J. Williams – 15 November 2017

The Harriet Tubman Institute, Department of Geography & Department of Equity Studies at York University present: Book Launch – Boomerang Ethics: How Racism Affects us All by Joseph Mensah & Christopher J. Williams on November 15, 2017 at Founders Senior Continue reading Book Launch: “Boomerang Ethics: How Racism Affects us All” by Joseph Mensah & Christopher J. Williams – 15 November 2017

Tubman Talks: “Linking Open Historical Data of the African Diaspora: Methods of Database Design and the Language of Metadata Repositories” – 2 November 2017

Dr. Henry B. Lovejoy will present a paper entitled, “Linking Open Historical Data of the African Diaspora: Methods of Database Design and the Language of Metadata Repositories,” on November 2, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:30. Abstract Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Linking Open Historical Data of the African Diaspora: Methods of Database Design and the Language of Metadata Repositories” – 2 November 2017

Announcement: International Conference, “Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique”, 27- 28 October 2017

Dear Colleagues, Thank you, once again, for supporting the Second International Conference of the Oficina de História-Moçambique (Oct 27-28/2017, Fortaleza de Maputo, Mozambique). As you know the theme for this year’s conference is “Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique”. It Continue reading Announcement: International Conference, “Slavery, Slave Trade and the Making of Mozambique”, 27- 28 October 2017

Tubman Talks: “The Making of a Woodist/Jumbie Aesthetic” – 12 October 2017

Paget Henry and Mali Olatunji will present a paper entitled, “The Making of a Woodist/Jumbie Aesthetic,” on October 12, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:30. Abstract Mali Olatunji, photographer and aesthetician, is the creative inspiration behind an Continue reading Tubman Talks: “The Making of a Woodist/Jumbie Aesthetic” – 12 October 2017

Young Inventors Augmented Reality Weekend Workshop — October 13-14, 2017

The Sensorium Augmented Reality Lab and Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas present the Young Inventors Augmented Reality Weekend Workshop for high school students (aged 16-18). The workshop is supported by Fulbright Canada’s Community Leadership Project. Continue reading Young Inventors Augmented Reality Weekend Workshop — October 13-14, 2017

Book Launch “Contemporary Slavery: Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice”

Join us on Thursday, September 28, 2017 as Drs. Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk launch their edited collection entitled, Contemporary Slavery: Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice at the Solarium Falconer Hall, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, from 5:00 – 7:00 Continue reading Book Launch “Contemporary Slavery: Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice”

Tubman Talks: “From Green Gold to Ganja: The Enduring Legacy of the Plantation Economy in the Eastern Caribbean” — 21 September 2017

Kevin Edmonds will present a paper entitled, “From Green Gold to Ganja: The Enduring Legacy of the Plantation Economy in the Eastern Caribbean,” on September 21, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:00. Abstract This talk will focus Continue reading Tubman Talks: “From Green Gold to Ganja: The Enduring Legacy of the Plantation Economy in the Eastern Caribbean” — 21 September 2017