Community Event: Black Canadian History, Scholarship and Performance– January 25, 2020 @ 10:00am-4:00pm @ St. John’s College, UBC, 2111 Lower Mall (Vancouver)

For more information: Website link

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Location: St. John’s College, UBC, 2111 Lower Mall, Vancouver, BC

Cost: All welcome, lunch included.
Limited seating, RSVP by January 20th here

Event Description:

Sponsored by the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education, Faculty of Education, UBC
This event will take place on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Musqueam people

Dr. Barrington Walker
Senior Advisor: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Professor of History, Wilfrid Laurier University
“Resisting the Political?: Black History, Black Scholars and the Canadian Academy”

Marion Landers
Instructor, Dancer, Choreographer
School for Contemporary Arts, Simon Fraser University
“For Coloured Girls Out of the Womb” With Ezeadi Onukwulu (Percussionist)

Dr. Funké Aladejebi
Assistant Professor of History, University of New Brunswick
“Resistive Pedagogies: Explorations of Race and Gender in Canadian Schools”

Dr. Afua Cooper
Professor of History, Dalhousie University
“Those Who Left Without Saying Good-bye”: A meditation on the slave trade, black bodies, memory, archaeology, and healing.

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