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 Reading Black Canada: The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill

Apply for the 2014 Tubman Student Summer Programme

The Harriet Tubman Institute at York University invites youth ages 14-18 (or grade 9 to grade 12) to participate in its Student Summer Programme. Youth will participate in daily activities (art, dance, creative writing, sport, storytelling, graffiti, music, workshops, trips and classes) Continue reading Apply for the 2014 Tubman Student Summer Programme

Research International Film Festival website launch

The Tubman Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Research International Film Festival (RIFF) website. RIFF is a collaborative effort of the Centre International de Recherches sur les Esclavages – Acteurs, Systèmes, Représentations (CIRESC), Centre interuniversitaire d’études sur Continue reading Research International Film Festival website launch

Performing Diaspora successfully marked its 5th year with the History of Urban Music in Toronto Conference

On June 1st 2013, Performing Diaspora, a flagship project of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples, celebrated its 5th Annual commemoration of African Diaspora expressive culture at York University with a public history Continue reading Performing Diaspora successfully marked its 5th year with the History of Urban Music in Toronto Conference

Announcement: Peforming Diaspora 2013-The History of Urban Music in Toronto

The Harriet Tubman Institute and the Department of History proudly present Performing Diaspora 2013: The History of Urban Music in Toronto on June 1st from 10am to 6pm. Please register at: performingdiaspora.wordpress.com/registration. Registration is $10.00.