Community News & Events
Dr. Afua Cooper speaking - Thursday November 8
"Beyond the Veil of Sorrow w Songs" - Black Bodies, Black consciousness, and the legacy of Slavery in Canada.
4th Black Canadian Studies Association Conference
Call for Papers
Reparations Start with a Formal Apology for Slavery & Antiblackracism:
Demanding National and Institutional Accountability
University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
May 26-June 1, 2018
Dr. Ingrid Waldron's book entitled "There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities" will be released by Fernwood Publishing in April 2018. A description of the book and a listing of its chapters can be viewed at the Fernwood website below. It is available for pre-order.
Book Information: https://fernwoodpublishing.ca/book/there8217s-something-in-the-water
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"
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.