Community & Culture

Painting commemorating migration of Black refugees to Nova Scotia on special loan from Army Museum

Painting commemorating migration of Black refugees to Nova Scotia on special loan from Army Museum

After being featured in the Lord Dalhousie Report, Richard Rudnicki's vivid portrait of the arrival of Black refugees to Nova Scotia in 1814 has now been loaned to Dalhousie from the Army Museum and will be on display in the Wallace McCain Learning Commons for all to see.  Read more.

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Matt Reeder
Friday, February 14, 2020
This month's Nova Scotia Heritage Day holiday honours the historic community of Africville, 10 years after Halifax's formal apology for its destruction. We asked three Dal faculty members whose work intersects with the Africville legacy to share their thoughts and offer advice on how people can learn more about the community’s history.
Paige Taylor
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Thursday evening’s sold-out Concerto Night is an annual highlight of the Fountain School’s season: an exciting night of classical music presented by some of Dal’s premier students.
Jesse Murray
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Embracing the spirit of giving back, more than 60 faculty and staff spent time last week volunteering at the Loaded Ladle, helping prepare and serve the Ladle's locally sourced, sustainable and free food for students and community members.

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Jason Bremner
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Monthly "Chair Chats," hosted by Dr. OmiSoore Dryden (the James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies) offer a forum for Black students in the health professions and graduate studies to discuss topics that come up in their classes, connect with their peers, and hear from those who have shared similar experiences.
Genevieve MacIntyre
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
After being featured in the Lord Dalhousie Report, Richard Rudnicki's vivid portrait of the arrival of Black refugees to Nova Scotia in 1814 has now been loaned to Dalhousie from the Army Museum and will be on display in the Wallace McCain Learning Commons for all to see.
Matt Reeder
Friday, February 14, 2020
This month's Nova Scotia Heritage Day holiday honours the historic community of Africville, 10 years after Halifax's formal apology for its destruction. We asked three Dal faculty members whose work intersects with the Africville legacy to share their thoughts and offer advice on how people can learn more about the community’s history.
Jesse Murray
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Embracing the spirit of giving back, more than 60 faculty and staff spent time last week volunteering at the Loaded Ladle, helping prepare and serve the Ladle's locally sourced, sustainable and free food for students and community members.
Matt Reeder
Monday, February 10, 2020
A new multimedia project from Raluca Bejan, who just joined Dal in January, seeks to shift the public’s view of the reguee crisis away from “zoological” perspectives that commodify migrant suffering and towards some of the broader societal issues that underpin it.