Underground Railroad Music Festival: A Blues and Roots Festival

  Friday, Sept. 26th, 8 pm: Fergus Grand Theatre, 244 St. Andrew St. W., Fergus, ON Saturday, Sept. 27th, 8 pm: The First Grantham United Church, 415 Linwell Rd., St.. Catharines, ON Sunday, Sept 28th, 1 pm: Hugh’s Room, 2261 Continue reading Underground Railroad Music Festival: A Blues and Roots Festival

Summer Reading at Tubman

As I sit to write this first blog entry as Interim Director, summer humidity has enveloped Toronto and I have just finished reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s new novel Americanah.  From the author of Half of a Yellow Sun (2006) and Continue reading Summer Reading at Tubman

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

War of 1812: We Stand On Guard For Thee

In honour of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, the Harriet Tubman Institute presents We Stand on Guard for Thee: Teaching and Learning the African Canadian Experience in the War of 1812, a groundbreaking web-based educational project featuring new research on the Continue reading War of 1812: We Stand On Guard For Thee