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Afua Cooper appointed Editor of the Henry and Mary Bibb Series of Black Canadian Studies, University of Regina Press

Posted by Communications Officer on May 29, 2017 in News

Dr. Afua Cooper, Associate Professor in Dalhousie's department of Sociology & Social Anthropology and the James Robinson Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies has been appointed Series Editor for the Henry and Mary Bibb Series of Black Canadian Studies at the University of Regina Press.

This is the first series of its kind in Canada.

In 1851, Henry and Mary Bibb founded Canada's first Black newspaper, The Voice of the Fugitive. In honour of the Bibbs' invaluable contributions to print culture, education and social justice, this first-ever Black Canadian Studies Book Series seeks established and emerging scholars who wish also to leave an indelible mark. Multi-discilplinary in scope, the series will be published and widely promoted by University of Regina Press.

Congratulations to Dr. Cooper on being selected for this new role!