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Beginning the International Decade of People of African Descent

The 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference was held in Halifax, May 2015


Dr. Afua Cooper, Current JRJ Chair in Black Canadian Studies

Dr. Cooper's mandate is to help advance the field of Black Canadian Studies, and to foster an understanding of the cultural diversity of black Canadians through teaching, research, publications, national networks and presentations


Active Research in Black Canadian History

Dr. Cooper conducts research that draws from the fields of history, literature, women's studies, creative writing and African studies.


Poetry reading at Central Library by Dr. Cooper
WAR OF 1812 WEB2

Word, Sound, Power
The Poetry of Dr. Afua Cooper

Through this reading, Dr. Cooper will explore the inner and outer, and the personal and political dimensions of poetry. She will share her opinion that through poetry we can grasp a great vision and change the world for the better.

Event Location: Paul O'Regan Hall

Thursday, April 28th @ 7:00 PM.   Free Admission.