(Thurs.) Lecture by Dr. Charmaine Nelson

“I am the only woman!”: The Racial Dimensions of Patriarchy and the Silence Around White Women in James Hakewill’s A Picturesque Tour of the Island of Jamaica… (1825) Thursday April 23, 5:00-6:00pm Room W-220, Arts Building, 853 Sherbooke Street West  In 1820 the English architect, author, and artist James Hakewill travelled to Jamaica, Britain’s richest … [Read more…]

Upcoming events: Friday March 13th & Saturday March 14th


Israeli Apartheid Week (March 8-17)

(FRIDAY MARCH 13th, 6pm) UNCIVIL RIGHTS: ACADEMIC FREEDOM IN THE CORPORATE UNIVERSITY Professor Steven Salaita will address the Montreal community in a free lecture, open to the public, about free speech, academic freedom and speaking out about Palestine. For the full schedule of IAW events click here  

Black History Month 2015 Mois de l’histoire des noirs

Congratulations to Professor Adelle Blackette and all of this year’s Black History month laureates! http://moishistoiredesnoirs.com/laureats/ Congratulations to Montreal artist and art educator Tanisha Mapp whose art is featured on this year’s Black History Month poster! http://moishistoiredesnoirs.com/affiche/ LIST OF SPECIAL EVENTS: http://moishistoiredesnoirs.com/evenements-speciaux/ PROGRAMMATION: http://moishistoiredesnoirs.com/activites/ 3e édition FESTIVAL FRO! (opening ceremony Jan. 31st) http://fondationfro.com/festival-fro-2015/ Hommage Malcolm X … [Read more…]

Anthony Stewart: Talking Black to Canada

Community-University Talks is thrilled to be bringing Dr. Anthony Stewart to Montreal this month and invite you to join us at one of his speaking events: THURSDAY, JANUARY 15 A speaking event co-sponsored by McGill Student Housing and Hospitality services. Dr. Stewart will speak at 7pm in the WEST LOUNGE, ROYAL VICTORIA COLLEGE (3423 University … [Read more…]

2nd Biennial BCSA Conference

The Black Canadian Studies Association has announced their second biennial conference, COMMUNITY, EMPOWERMENT & LEADERSHIP IN BLACK CANADA 21-24 May 2015 Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia The conference presents an exciting opportunity to explore leadership and the Black community in Canada locally, provincially, nationally & globally from a variety of perspectives. Conference organizers welcome papers … [Read more…]

2014-2015 planning: events and activities to look out for

Community-University Talks has been busy planning our activities and events for the upcoming year and are excited to have recently been granted status as a QPIRG McGill working group for our third consecutive year!  THANK YOU QPIRG McGill! Our plans for this year include more speaker events and panel presentations, our fourth annual Talk Forum … [Read more…]

Prof. George Dei: The Intellectual and Political Project of Decolonization and Anti-Colonial Praxis in the [Western] Academy

Click link below to view the power point presentation by Professor George J. Sefa Dei from his critical keynote presentation at the EGSS Conference at McGill University on March 22nd Abstract: The Intellectual and Political Project of Decolonization and Anti-Colonial Praxis in the [Western] Academy In the overarching concern of “decolonizing our minds” my keynote address … [Read more…]

Congress Event Summary / Sommaire de l’événement

Create Dangerously: Congress of Black Writers and Artists was held from October 18th to October 20th 2013 at McGill University in Montreal. The Congress was an enormous success, welcoming roughly 180-190 participants over the weekend. Créer dangeureusement: le congrès des écrivainEs et artistes noirEs a eu lieu du 18 au 20 octobre 2013 à l’Université … [Read more…]