Six Tubman Students Awarded Prestigious Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE)

    The Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE) provides Liberal Arts & Professional Studies undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in research supervised by a faculty member. Over the summer months, selected students develop their research skills through the investigation of a research area of interest. Of the 2019-2020 awardees, six are Tubman […]

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Tubman Talks: The first 24: Trajectories of enslaved Africans liberated by the Anglo-Portuguese mixed commission at Luanda, 1844-1858

The Tubman Talks is pleased to present José C. Curto and his talk, “The first 24: Trajectories of enslaved Africans liberated by the Anglo-Portuguese Mixed Commission at Luanda, 1844-1858” on Thursday, February 5, 2015, from 2:30pm to 4:30pm in Room 314, York Lanes, York University, Keele Campus. The post-1808 British efforts to abolish the trans-Atlantic slave […]

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Luso-African Group at Tubman awarded Certificate of Appreciation

Congratulations to the Luso-African Group at the Tubman Institute on recently being honoured by the Angolan Community of Ontario, through its President, Mr. Antonio Ildo Major Alves, with a Certificate of Appreciation for their “dedication to educate people about Angolan culture and history” within the Angolan community in Ontario. The awards were presented on September 20, 2014, […]

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“Angola: Then and Now” panels at the Inaugural Meeting of the Lusophone Studies Association

The Angola Resgate Group, York University, announces three Angola: Then and Now panels at the Inaugural Meeting of the Lusophone Studies Association (LSA)York University, October 29th to November 1st, 2013 Angola: Then and Now Thursday, October 31, 2013 9:30 – 10:45 Panel 1: (Angola 1): Methodological Questions in the Angolan Past Chair: Maria João Dodman, DLLL, […]

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Photos from Towards the Angola Past Workshop at the Tubman Institute

We are pleased to report the workshop was a great success: The programme: Workshop Towards the Angolan Past

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Photos from the Symposium on the Angolan Past

at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of African Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, May 1-3, 2013 was well received:  The programme:  Towards the Angolan Past  

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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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