Dr. Dean Robinson at Concordia this week

Remembering our friend Dolores

Dolores Sandoval (1937-2015) Last summer, members of Community-University Talks had the honour of working with Dr. Dolores Sandoval and participating in her play, Coloured Pictures in Family Frames.  The play was part of the month-long program, The World of Colours of Dolores Sandoval held at Espace Mushagalusa Gallery. Working with Dr. Sandoval was incredibly inspiring–she … [Read more…]

See it for yourself! The Ninth Floor opening in theatres this weekend

Ninth Floor by Mina Shum produced by the NFB by Selwyn Jacob  the film about the Sir George William’s Affair opens Friday on Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday at Cinema du Parc Friday, the 15th @ 19h30 Saturday to Thursday (16th – 21st) @ 17h20 Please share below. The film screens in English with French … [Read more…]

Kola Magazine Monthly Readings/ Lectures mensuelles Kola Magazine

Kola Magazine Monthly Readings/ Lectures mensuelles Kola Magazine Maguy Metéllus and H. Nigel Thomas co-host  a series of  bilingual monthly readings: The Kola Readings. The event is free, but a small donation is welcome. Everyone is invited.The readings are held at 2741 Notre-Dame West, Montreal (north-east corner of Notre-Dame and Atwater) from 7-9 pm, the second Monday of … [Read more…]

A conversation about race, sexuality and gender (Nov. 27)

Nouveau documentaire par Will Prosper: Républik Basket

Républik Basket – Bande-annonce Diffusion : 4 octobre 2015 à 21h, sur les ondes de Canal D Montréal-Nord n’a pas une réputation des plus positives et plusieurs se font une image du quartier sans jamais y avoir mis les pieds. Le réalisateur Will Prosper y a grandi et il sait que de nombreuses personnes travaillent … [Read more…]

This week: Community Engagement Day (Oct. 1st)

Join members of Community-University Talks on Thursday afternoon to discuss Black and Indigenous Identities, 1:30-3pm, in the CED tent, lower field (McGill’s downtown campus) What is Community Engagement Day? Launched in 2012, Community Engagement Day (CED) is an annual project run out of the Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) Office at McGill. The primary goals of … [Read more…]

Indigenous Awareness Week at McGill!

Relations between Black and Indigenous people and communities is an ongoing area of interest and building for many members of C-Uni-T. We are happy to share the program for the exciting program for this year’s Indigenous Awareness Week at McGill: SEPTEMBER 21-25th, 2015 https://www.mcgill.ca/equity_diversity/channels/event/5th-annual-indigenous-awareness-week-254767 McGill University’s Indigenous Awareness Week is designed to increase awareness at … [Read more…]

Black Theatre Workshop 2015-2016 brochure

Black Theatre Workshop has released their brochure for this season! Check it out here: BTW Brochure


CONGRATULATIONS to Nantali, Naim and all of our friends who have been involved and are featured in this important film, and a big shout-out to our friend Pat Dillon-Moore at the NFB! NINTH FLOOR (2015), directed by Mina Shum and produced by Selwyn Jacob for the National Film Board of Canada. Over four decades after … [Read more…]