Community News & Events

October 27, 2017

From the Dalhousie Black Faculty and Staff Caucus (DBFSC)


Feb. 24, 2017

Dr. Afua Cooper Featured in the New York Times!  

Slaves fleeing the American South established new lives in Canada.
Three noteworthy museums tell of their struggles and triumphs.
– By Afua Cooper


May 11 - 13, 2017

Black Canadian Studies Association and Brandon University

"Blackness, Indigeneity, Colonialism, and Confederation: 21st Century Perspectives"



The Book of Negroes brings historic betrayal to life

Sparking a conversation: How a one‑off lecture became a series on racism in Nova Scotia and beyond

If you’ve ever spent even a few minutes browsing the Dalhousie Events Calendar, you’ve got a sense of just how many public events and lectures happen all the time at the university: guest speakers, discussion panels, research presentations, open forums, conferences, you name it. While every event hopes to spark some sort of reaction — be it inspiration, thought, or action — not all events transform into something larger.

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