CFP: The 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS The 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference COMMUNITY, EMPOWERMENT & LEADERSHIP IN BLACK CANADA Halifax, Nova Scotia, 21-24 May 2015 The Black Canadian Studies Association (BCSA) will host its 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Conference, Community, Continue reading CFP: The 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference

Adrian A. Smith on “Historicizing ‘Food Labour’ and Law”

The Tubman Institute, in partnership with the Institute of Comparative Law and the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, is pleased to present a talk by Adrian A. Smith, titled “Historicizing ‘Food Labour’ and Law” on Friday Continue reading Adrian A. Smith on “Historicizing ‘Food Labour’ and Law”

Tubman Talks: The first 24: Trajectories of enslaved Africans liberated by the Anglo-Portuguese mixed commission at Luanda, 1844-1858

Jose-Curto photo

The Tubman Talks is pleased to present José C. Curto and his talk, “The first 24: Trajectories of enslaved Africans liberated by the Anglo-Portuguese Mixed Commission at Luanda, 1844-1858” on Thursday, February 5, 2015, from 2:30pm to 4:30pm in Room Continue reading Tubman Talks: The first 24: Trajectories of enslaved Africans liberated by the Anglo-Portuguese mixed commission at Luanda, 1844-1858

Another Black Like Me: The Construction of Identities and Solidarity in the African Diaspora

Congratulations to Nielson Bezerra, former Banting Fellow (2012–2014), at the Tubman Institute, and Elaine Pereira Rocha on the publication of their new book, Another Black Like Me: The Construction of Identities and Solidarity in the African Diaspora (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015). Continue reading Another Black Like Me: The Construction of Identities and Solidarity in the African Diaspora

CFP: CERLAC’s 4th International Graduate Student Research Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS York University’s Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) is hosting its 4th International Graduate Student Research Conference: (In)dependency and its Tensions: Democracy, Culture and (Post) Development, May 1 and 2, 2015 @ York Continue reading CFP: CERLAC’s 4th International Graduate Student Research Conference

Teaching the Book of Negroes in Grades 6-12 Classrooms

Natasha Henry, an educator, historian, and curriculum consultant, writes about teaching the Book of Negroes to students in her article, “Teaching the Book of Negroes in Grades 6-12 Classrooms.” Henry specializes in the development of learning materials that focus on the Continue reading Teaching the Book of Negroes in Grades 6-12 Classrooms

Seminar series: “Slavery old and new: Labour exploitation through the ages and around the globe”

The Tubman Institute, in collaboration with the Institute of Comparative Law and the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law at McGill University, is pleased to present this seminar series, Slavery old and new: Labour exploitation through the ages Continue reading Seminar series: “Slavery old and new: Labour exploitation through the ages and around the globe”

Call for applications for the Grace and David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies

The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC), announces the call for applications for the Grace and David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies. The Grace and David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies is intended to support PhD students Continue reading Call for applications for the Grace and David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies

Call for applications for the Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Award(s) and Fellowship

The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) announces the call for applications for the Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Award(s) and Fellowship. The Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Fund supports York graduate students engaged Continue reading Call for applications for the Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Award(s) and Fellowship