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  • 03/16/2011
    Dr. Judith Marshall is a labour educator and writer who works in the Global Affairs and Local Issues Department of the United Steelworkers. She has been actively involved in building global networks for many years, along with organizing popular education programmes on global issues. Prior to joining the Steelworkers, Dr. Marshall worked for several years as a cooperant in Mozambique and has...
  • 03/08/2011
    The Tubman Seminar Series invites interested students and scholars to attend a seminar by Dr. Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier of Laval University which examines the intersection of music and history within the Afro-cuban community, and is entitled "Afro-Cuban Female Rappers and the Reggaetón Craze".
  • 03/03/2011
    In an event that is co-sponsored by The Harriet Tubman Institute and the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies at Osgoode Hall Law School, Kenyan political candidate Flora Terah spoke at Osgoode on Thursday, March 3, 2011, beginning at 12:30.
  • 02/28/2011
    The Tubman Seminar Series invites interested students and scholars to attend a seminar by Dr. Meley Mulugetta of York University concerning ideas of gender, religion and Ehtiopia. The topic is entitled, "Reflections on the Ethiopic Ruth".
  • 02/25/2011
    After a full week of intensive drumming, dancing, experiencing, laughing and learning, workshop participants and their lead educators closed the workshop series with a Final Showcase, which featured all the materials learnt in the workshops. This Showcase was a night of performance that was bursting with energy, allowing for all participants to bring all of their newly found learning of the...
  • 02/25/2011
    Organizers: Nadine Hunt and Vanessa S. Oliveira. The organizers invite interested students to attend the New Frontiers Conference. Tubman's students spoke at the 103 Founders College, February 25, between 1:30 and 3:30.
  • 02/24/2011
    On February 24-26, 2011, York Law & Society Professor, Annie Bunting, the Coalition for Women's Human Rights in Conflict Situations, and The Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples hosted an unprecedented international conference on the topic of forced marriage in conflict situations in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
    02/24/2011 - 02/26/2011
  • 02/19/2011
    During the reading week of February 19th through 25th, 2011 at York University, the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Global Migrations of African people celebrated its fourth Annual Performing Diaspora. This week-long Percussion and Dance intensive workshop brought a number of African-Diaspora Percussion/music and Dance instructors to share with students of York University, and Toronto...
    02/19/2011 - 02/25/2011
  • 02/18/2011
    As a kick-off to the Workshop series, The Harriet Tubman Institute was please to present its Performing Diaspora: Iniké Afrique Kick Off Music Festival which featured our Master Drummers, Dancers and educators from the Workshops series as well as a number of exciting musical groups from around City of Toronto and the world.
  • 02/15/2011
    The Tubman Seminar Series invites interested students and scholars to attend a seminar by Dr. Behnaz Mirzai of Brock University which examines the history of Afro-Iranian communities within Iran's policies and history, and is entitled the "Re-creation of the cultural Identities of Afro-Iranian Communities in Multicultural Iran".