Black Bodies, Black Consciousness, and the Legacy of Slavery in Canada

In conjunction with the SCA/Africana Studies sponsored event Beyond the Veil of the Sorrow Songs, an interdisciplinary, multimedia theatrical concert exploring the journey of escaped slaves to Atlantic Canada and Quebec via the Underground Railroad and the aftermath, Dr. Afua Cooper, James Robinson Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies and Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University will be speaking. The topic of her presentation "Black Bodies, Black Consciousness, and the Legacy of Slavery in Canada will address the residual challenges of being Black in Canada, the mythology of Canada as "The Promised Land" for Black folk, and the dilemmas of a post-racial narrative.

Date Time Location
Thursday

Feb. 8

7:00pm - 10:00pm
Social and Cultural Analysis, Flex Space
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
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