Book Launch: “Boomerang Ethics: How Racism Affects us All” by Joseph Mensah & Christopher J. Williams – 15 November 2017

The Harriet Tubman Institute, Department of Geography & Department of Equity Studies at York University present: Book Launch – Boomerang Ethics: How Racism Affects us All by Joseph Mensah & Christopher J. Williams on November 15, 2017 at Founders Senior Common Room (305) from 2:30pm – 5:00pm. About the Authors Professor Joseph Mensah is the […]

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Book Launch “Contemporary Slavery: Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice”

Join us on Thursday, September 28, 2017 as Drs. Annie Bunting and Joel Quirk launch their edited collection entitled, Contemporary Slavery: Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice at the Solarium Falconer Hall, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Refreshments will be served.

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Gender and Peacebuilding — A blog by Dr. Annie Bunting

“Gender and Peacebuilding: Trudeau can do more to support gender rights in Africa” With the Canadian government about to confirm the deployment of peacekeepers to Africa (likely to Mali), and Prime Minister Trudeau’s recent visit to Liberia and address to the Francophonie on the centrality of the rights of women and girls, it is important […]

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New Publication: Atlantic Studies, Volume 11 edited by Audra Diptee and David Trotman

Atlantic Studies: Global Currents Special Issue: Atlantic childhoods: Global context  This special issue of Atlantic Studies is dedicated to exploring the ways in which childhood and youth have been shaped by Atlantic and global dynamics. It explores some of the methodological and theoretical challenges of writing a history of childhood and youth in the Global South. […]

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Another Black Like Me: The Construction of Identities and Solidarity in the African Diaspora

Congratulations to Nielson Bezerra, former Banting Fellow (2012–2014), at the Tubman Institute, and Elaine Pereira Rocha on the publication of their new book, Another Black Like Me: The Construction of Identities and Solidarity in the African Diaspora (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015). This book brings together authors from different institutions and perspectives and from researchers specialising in […]

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Book launch: Reproducing the British Caribbean by Juanita De Barros

The Harriet Tubman Institute is pleased to present the launch of Juanita De Barros’ book, Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery (University of North Carolina Press), on Thursday January 15th, 2015 from 4:30 – 630pm in 280N York Lanes, York University, Keele Campus. This book traces the history of ideas and […]

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Fighting against Enslavement in Benguela, Angola, 1816-1818

Four part video filmed during the Angola Field Group Presentation on November 29, 2012 at the Viking Club: “Fighting against Enslavement: José Manuel and Nbena in Benguela, 1816-1818”, presented by José C. Curto. The first two videos feature Professor Curto’s introduction with background on José Manuel and Nbena. The second two videos feature Nbena’s story. […]

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