First-of-its-kind conference on the Black Canadian experience comes to Brock May 24

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First-of-its-kind conference on the Black Canadian experience comes to Brock May 24

Published on May 03 2013


 

The Black Canadian Studies Association (BCSA) will make history later this month when it hosts the first international conference looking at the Black Canadian experience.

The conference, “Where are you from? Reclaiming the Black presence in Canada,” takes place at Brock University in St. Catharines, from Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26.

The Right Honorable Michaëlle Jean, former Governor General of Canada, will deliver the conference’s keynote address on the value of advancing Black Studies in Canada and its importance for intercultural dialogue and understanding. Her talk takes place Friday, May 24 in Market Hall from 6 to 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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The Black Canadian Studies Association (BCSA) will make history later this month when it hosts the first international conference looking at the Black Canadian experience.

The conference, “Where are you from? Reclaiming the Black presence in Canada,” takes place at Brock University in St. Catharines, from Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26.

The Right Honorable Michaëlle Jean, former Governor General of Canada, will deliver the conference’s keynote address on the value of advancing Black Studies in Canada and its importance for intercultural dialogue and understanding. Her talk takes place Friday, May 24 in Market Hall from 6 to 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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