C-Uni-T Black Community Retreat!

From June 10th to 12th, 2016 C-Uni-T hosted a Black community retreat in the Eastern Townships! We had a wonderful time (take that rain and chilly weather!), welcomed new members to our collective and made plans for some more summer fun and the upcoming 2016-2017 year!     …And watch Lola enjoying herself here: Lola-at-retreat-2016

C-Uni-T Community Youth Bursaries

As part of our program this year, Community-University Talks established two community youth bursaries. Youth at three local community organizations were invited to apply for a bursary of $250.00 in order to pursue an opportunity for mentorship and/or to further their studies and/or career aspirations. It has been our great pleasure to award the 2016 … [Read more…]

Chrysalis: A Critical Student Journal of Transformative Art History

CHRYSALIS is a journal that was created by Dr. Charmaine A. Nelson as a vehicle to showcase the most innovative, rigorous, and sophisticated research produced by students within the context of her undergraduate Art History courses at McGill. The winter 2016 issue of the journal has just been published. It is a special issue entitled: … [Read more…]

Haitians and the Remaking of Quebec: Sean Mills talk & book launch(Feb 18th)

Talk & Montreal Book Launch: A Place in the Sun Feb 15, 2016 announcements, Event, New Release 0 Comments Please join Sean Mills this Thursday, February 18th for his talk on “The Poetics of Exile: Haitians and the Remaking of Quebec”. The talk will be hosted by the Montreal History Group, and will be followed by the … [Read more…]

Standing on Their Shoulders event this Sunday (Feb 21)

C-Uni-T is excited to support this project out of the BCRC (Black Community Resource Centre). Over the past year, the Standing on their Shoulders team has engaged a phenomenal group of youth in the creative direction of 20 short artistic videos that highlight the Black history of the Little Burgundy neighbourhood. Each youth participant used their … [Read more…]

Black History Month Events

NOW SHOWING! Égeries Noires/ Black Muses An hommage to twelve Black women who have impacted Canadian music history at the Espace Cultureal Georges-Émile LaPalme exhibition space at Place des Arts. (free admission; enter from rue Ste Catherine or via underground metro Place des Arts) With listening stations and outstanding visual artwork by five Black women … [Read more…]

7th Annual Montreal Memorial March to Honour the Lives of Missing and Murdered Women

[via Centre for Gender Advocacy] 7th Annual Montreal Memorial March to Honour the Lives of Missing and Murdered Women  FEB 14th 2016 3pm Métro St Laurent This Valentine’s Day, Montreal’s 7th annual memorial march will honour the lives and memories of women who have been lost to gendered violence. The march, founded in Vancouver in 1991, … [Read more…]

Dr. Dean Robinson at Concordia this week

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…]