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
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
Images from Performing Diaspora, February 12, 2014: “Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend” Film screening & discussion. More images on Flickr:[flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157641265274793″]
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
Here is one of Kae Sun and Tubman Institute’s Jeff Gunn performing at Performing Diaspora on February 4th, 2013 at Founders College Assembly Hall: More videos available here.
Roundtable 1: Toronto Hip Hop Practitioners. Moderator: Shaheen Ariefdien Panelists: Daneo, Maestro, Michie Mee, Mindbender, Motion More videos available here.
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
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.