Reading Black Canada – “Brown Girl in the Ring” by Nalo Hopkinson – November 22, 2016

You are cordially invited to Reading Black Canada, a community-based book club discussion. On this occasion, we will focus on the award winning novel Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson. This event is presented by Spotlighting and Promoting African Canadian Experiences (S.P.A.C.E), an educational program of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa […]

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Reading Black Canada Book Club: The “Illegal” by Lawrence Hill on Wednesday, February 24

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The Harriet Tubman Student Summer Programme 2015 (6th Anniversary Celebration)

The Harriet Tubman Student Summer Programme 2015 (6th Anniversary Celebration) Exciting news for youth this summer… The Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas at York University invites youth ages 14-18 (or grade 9 to grade 12) to participate in its Student Summer Programme. Youth will participate in daily activities (art, dance, […]

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Reading Black Canada: The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill

You are cordially invited to Reading Black Canada, a community-based book club discussion. On this occasion, we will focus on the award winning novel The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill. This monthly event is presented by Spotlighting and Promoting African Canadian Experiences (S.P.A.C.E), an educational program of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on […]

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Apply for the 2014 Tubman Student Summer Programme

The Harriet Tubman Institute at York University invites youth ages 14-18 (or grade 9 to grade 12) to participate in its Student Summer Programme. Youth will participate in daily activities (art, dance, creative writing, sport, storytelling, graffiti, music, workshops, trips and classes) that will give them an overview of the contributions of African peoples and cultures to […]

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Students from across GTA participate in summer program about African diaspora

The Harriet Tubman Student Summer Program is just wrapping up this week with about 25 students from across the GTA. Drawn from a variety of schools, youth programs and community-based organizations the students are guided through classes and cultural activities focused on the African diaspora conducted by faculty and graduate student members of the Harriet Tubman Institute, […]

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February 28th – A discussion of One More River to Cross with Bryan Prince

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February 27th – The Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies presents the feature film “Home Again”

Home Again is a dramatic feature film about three adults raised “a foreign”  from childhood and deported to their country of birth, Jamaica. Marva, Dunston, and Everton are deported from Canada, the U.S. and London, respectively. Now back “home,” each quickly discover a very different Jamaica from the idyllic paradise seen in vacation ads or from […]

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