New York University set to host the 9th Annual Tubman Summer Institute: “New Geographies – Africa and African Diasporas,” 6-10 August 2018

The Harriet Tubman Institute at York University and the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University (NYU) present the 9th Annual Summer Institute: “New Geographies: Africa and African Diasporas.” This year the Institute will be held at Continue reading New York University set to host the 9th Annual Tubman Summer Institute: “New Geographies – Africa and African Diasporas,” 6-10 August 2018

Tubman Talks – “Indigeneity and Finance: The Case of Ghana’s Formalization of Susu Banks,” 1 March 2018

Mr. Obed Yaw Asamany will present a paper entitled, “Indigeneity and Finance: The Case of Ghana’s Formalization of Susu Banks”, on March 1, 2018 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:00. Abstract: For centuries the people of Ghana Continue reading Tubman Talks – “Indigeneity and Finance: The Case of Ghana’s Formalization of Susu Banks,” 1 March 2018

Tubman Talks: “Africa is Here”: Afropolitan Imagineering, Global Presence and the White Gaze – 15 February 2018

Dr. Grace Adeniyi Ogunyankin will present a paper entitled, ““Africa is Here”: Afropolitan Imagineering, Global Presence and the White Gaze.” on February 15, 2018 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:00.  Abstract: Branded as “Africa’s first luxury perfume”, Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Africa is Here”: Afropolitan Imagineering, Global Presence and the White Gaze – 15 February 2018

Tubman Talks: “Gendered Migrant Labour: Serial Monogamy and the Political Economy of Cash Crops and Wage Labour in post-WWII Southern Tanganyika”, 8 February 2018

Dr. Husseina Dinani will present a paper entitled, “Gendered Migrant Labour: Serial Monogamy and the Political Economy of Cash Crops and Wage Labour in post-WWII Southern Tanganyika,” on February 8, 2018 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:00. Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Gendered Migrant Labour: Serial Monogamy and the Political Economy of Cash Crops and Wage Labour in post-WWII Southern Tanganyika”, 8 February 2018

Tubman Talks: “The Intellectual Origins of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Emancipative Philosophy” — January 18, 2018

Dr. Ramin Jahanbegloo will present a paper entitled, “The Intellectual Origins of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Emancipative Philosophy”, on January 18, 2018 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:30. Abstract: Martin Luther King, Jr. is without doubt the Continue reading Tubman Talks: “The Intellectual Origins of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Emancipative Philosophy” — January 18, 2018

Tubman Talks: “Using Genealogical Tools for Biographical Research” — January 11, 2018

Guylaine Pétrin will present a paper entitled, “Using Genealogical Tools for Biographical Research,” on January 11, 2018 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:00.  Abstract: This presentation will focus on how historians can use tools such as Ancestry Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Using Genealogical Tools for Biographical Research” — January 11, 2018

Tubman Associate Funké Aladejebi featured in CBC “Women in Canadian history: a live, interactive roundtable”

Funké Aladejebi teaches African-Canadian history. Her dissertation, ‘Girl You Better Apply to Teachers’ College’: The History of Black Women Educators in Ontario, 1940s – 1980s, explores the importance of African Canadian women in sustaining their communities and preserving a distinct Continue reading Tubman Associate Funké Aladejebi featured in CBC “Women in Canadian history: a live, interactive roundtable”

Y – File: York researchers participate in national consultations on women, peace and security

Three researchers from York University travelled to Ottawa to participate in national consultations aimed at guiding the development of Canada’s next National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security. The consultations, which took place April 20 and 21, brought Continue reading Y – File: York researchers participate in national consultations on women, peace and security