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Dr. Afua Cooper named new HRM poet laureate
Dr. Afua Cooper, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology and the most recent James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies at Dalhousie, was installed on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 as the Halifax Regional Municipality’s seventh Poet Laureate.
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