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Nov 30 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm 314 York Lanes, Resource Centre
Dr. Vermonja R. Alston will present a paper entitled, “Afropolitanism and the Literary and Popular Imagination.” Abstract: In the social sciences, the concept of cosmopolitanism has come under increasing criticism as a mask for globalization, neo-colonialism, or a shape shifting, Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Afropolitanism and the Literary and Popular Imagination,” — November 30, 2017
Jan 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Resource Centre, 314 York Lanes
Guylaine Pétrin will present a paper entitled, “Using Genealogical Tools for Biographical Research.” Abstract: This presentation will focus on how historians can use tools such as Ancestry and FamilySearch.org to research the lives of the formerly enslaved.  Some general tools Continue reading Tubman Talks: Using Genealogical Tools for Biographical Research
Jan 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Resource Centre, York Lanes 314
Abstract: Martin Luther King, Jr. is without doubt the greatest American figure in 20th century. A Baptist priest of vast intellectual depth and complexity, King was also a systematic political thinker.  His thoughts on nonviolence and his struggle against segregation Continue reading Tubman Talks: “The Intellectual Origins of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Emancipative Philosophy” — January 18, 2018
Feb 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Tubman Resource Centre, YL 314
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
Feb 15 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Tubman Resource Centre, 314 York Lanes
Dr. Grace Adeniyi Ogunyankin will present a paper entitled, ““Africa is Here”: Afropolitan Imagineering, Global Presence and the White Gaze.”   Abstract: Branded as “Africa’s first luxury perfume”, the Scent of Africa perfume is a “scented declaration of progress”. Particularly Continue reading Tubman Talks: “”Africa is Here”: Afropolitan Imagineering, Global Presence and the White Gaze”
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Warden Woods Community Centre
Mar 1 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Tubman Resource Centre, 314 York Lanes
Mr. Obed Yaw Asamany will present a paper entitled, “Indigeneity and Finance: The Case of Ghana’s Formalization of Susu Banks.” Abstract: For centuries the people of Ghana have relied on traditional collectives called Susus (coops) to do banking. Today the Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Indigeneity and Finance: The Case of Ghana’s Formalization of Susu Banks,” 1 March 2018