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

Vanessa S. Oliveira wins LASO Award for best paper at the 2014 African Studies Association conference

Congratulations to Vanessa S. Oliveira, ABD in the Graduate Program in History and Associated Student Fellow of the Harriet Tubman Institute, who won the LASO (Lusophone African Studies Organization) Award for the best paper presented this last November at the Continue reading Vanessa S. Oliveira wins LASO Award for best paper at the 2014 African Studies Association conference

Preserving Memories: Canadian Missionaries in Central Angola Workshop

The Angola Resgate Group, York University, is holding a workshop to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Dondi Mission on Friday November 28th 2014. The Dondi Mission was established by the United Church of Canada in Huambo, Continue reading Preserving Memories: Canadian Missionaries in Central Angola Workshop

Alberto da Costa e Silva Tribute at the University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa and Vice-President, External Relations, Louis de Melo,  in cooperation with the Embassies of the Portuguese speaking countries in Ottawa, has the pleasure to invite you to the reading session tribute to Alberto da Costa e Silva on Wednesday, November 19, Continue reading Alberto da Costa e Silva Tribute at the University of Ottawa

Celebration of the 25th volume of the Harriet Tubman Series at the ASA Annual Meeting 2014

Please join us in the celebration of the 25th volume of the Harriet Tubman Series at the African Studies Association Annual Meeting 2014 in Indianapolis on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 4-6pm at the Africa World Press & Red Sea Continue reading Celebration of the 25th volume of the Harriet Tubman Series at the ASA Annual Meeting 2014

Call for excursion: The First World War in the Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago

EXCURSION THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN THE CARIBBEAN: TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO The Department of History of the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine is offering a two weeks excursion to the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago. The Continue reading Call for excursion: The First World War in the Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago

New publication: Slavery, Abolition and the Transition to Colonialism in Sierra Leone

We are pleased to announce a new publication in the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora: Slavery, Abolition and the Transition to Colonialism in Sierra Leone, edited by Paul Lovejoy and Suzanne Schwarz.

Tubman Speaker Series: Jan Anderson on chronicling Black female subjectivities from slave narrative to historical novel

The Harriet Tubman Speaker Series is pleased to present Jan Anderson and her talk on “Of No Nation: Writing Enslaved Women into Human Sorority and Citizenship in the Americas” on Thursday, November 6th, 2014 from 2:30pm-4:30pm, 314 York Lanes. Anderson Continue reading Tubman Speaker Series: Jan Anderson on chronicling Black female subjectivities from slave narrative to historical novel

17th Annual Eastern Caribbean Islands Cultures (‘Islands in Between’) Conference

The Tubman Institute is pleased to be a co-sponsor of the 17th Annual Eastern Caribbean Islands Cultures (‘Islands in Between’) Conference on the Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Eastern Caribbean from November 6 to 8, 2014 at the Universidad de Continue reading 17th Annual Eastern Caribbean Islands Cultures (‘Islands in Between’) Conference