Why choose Black and African Diaspora Studies at Dal?
In this minor program, you'll explore African-Canadian society and culture from both a historical and contemporary perspective. Through core courses and other materials, you will discover, analyze and celebrate the history, culture and sociology of Black people in Canada and of the global African diaspora.
A Scholarly Panel on Lord Dalhousie’s legacy has been established to examine and better understand the complicated and controversial questions surrounding Lord Dalhousie’s historic links to the institution of slavery and racial injustice.
"Our overall goal is to better know our past, in order to build a stronger future at Dalhousie." Dr. Richard Florizone, President Dalhousie University.