“The Hypocrisy of the Global War on Terror” with Professor Horace Campbell, February 26 4:30pm

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Victorian Wolcott on “Recreation riots and racial liberalism in the postwar American city”

The Tubman Institute, along with the Department of History, the Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies, the Urban Studies Program and the U.S. Studies Program, are pleased to present Victoria Wolcott and her talk on “Recreation riots and racial liberalism in the postwar American city” on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 12:30 to […]

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Van Gosse Lecture: ‘We Are Americans!’ The Ideology of Black Republicanism Before the Civil War on Friday, May 9 at 10:30

The History Department (LAPS), the U.S. Studies Program (LAPS), and the Tubman Institute are pleased to present historian Van Gosse and his lecture, ” ‘We Are Americans!’ The Ideology of Black Republicanism Before the Civil War” on Friday, May 9, at 10:30 am in Vari Hall 2183. Van Gosse is an associate professor of history at […]

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Visiting exchange students to present their research (New date)

We are very excited to announce that our 3 visiting exchange students, José Andrés Fernández Montes de Oca, Antonia Purk, Daniela Cavalheiro, will be presenting their research on Wednesday, March 19th at 2:30pm in 314 York Lanes.  

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Naomi Norquay on “Remembering in a Context of Forgetting: The Old Durham Road Black Pioneer Settlement”

The York Centre for Education and Community Graduate Student Network (YCEC-GSN) is pleased to announce an exciting public lecture by Dr. Naomi Norquay: “Remembering in a Context of Forgetting: The Old Durham Road Black Pioneer Settlement” on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, from 1pm to 4pm at theTechnology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Building, 3rd Floor, Room 3072. […]

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Talk on colonialism, liberation strategies, Eritrea and East Timor

As part of the Speaker Series on Africa, co-sponsored by the Accents Bookstore and the Tubman Institute, Awet Tewelde Weldemichael will present a talk based on his book, Third World Colonialism and Strategies of Liberation:Eritrea and East Timor Compared, on Saturday December 7th from 3pm-6pm at the Clave Social, 1345 St.Clair Ave. West (at Landsdowne). […]

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March 28th: Who Ain’t A Slave: Slavery, Sealing, & “Free” Trade in Spanish America, or, The Real Story behind Herman Melville’s Benito Cereno”

Herman Melville’s novella Benito Cereno, published in 1855, between Moby-Dick and the US Civil War, takes place on a Spanish slave ship shortly after its arrival in the bay of a remote Pacific island off the coast of southern Chile. It is told almost entirely from the point of view of Amasa Delano, the captain of a New […]

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