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Events

  • 02/11/2011
    3rd Annual International Research Film Festival CULTURE, DIASPORA AND CITIZENSHIP Date: February 11th, 2011 Place: Room 280N York Lanes     DIASPORAS, CULTURE AND CITIZENSHIP is the theme of this third edition of the International Research Film Festival. The itinerant series is an initiative of the Slavery, Memory and Citizenship research network (The Harriet Tubman Institute/York...
    02/11/2011
  • 02/08/2011
    The Tubman Seminar Series invites interested students and scholars to attend a seminar by Dr. Tim Stapleton of Trent University concerning the lengthy tradition of African trackers hired from approximately 1800 into the present by various persons, European and African alike. The topic concerns the memory of hunting traditions and its dissemination beyond lineages, and is entitled, "A History...
    02/08/2011
  • 02/01/2011
    The Tubman Seminar Series invites interested students and scholars to attend a seminar by Dr. Terisa Turner of the University of Guelph concerning the ramifications of modern patterns of enslavement and disenfranchisement in a world of changing climate and environmental concerns, entitled "Freeing the Energy Slaves: Commoners Against Climate Change and the Struggle to Keep Fossil Fuels...
    02/01/2011
  • 01/28/2011
    The Harriet Tubman Institute is pleased to announce to its associates and friends the official launch of the Alliance Against Modern Slavery (AAMS) on January 28-29, 2011. AAMS (www.allianceagainstmodernslavery.org) is a new NGO that is incorporated in Canada on a not-for -profit basis as "Canadians Against Slavery/Canadiens Contre l'Esclavage" and is dedicated to raising awareness...
    01/28/2011 - 01/29/2011
  • 01/28/2011
    The Tubman Institute is proud to co-sponsor an event with the Jamaican Student Association: a screening of the film “Why Do Jamaicans Run So Fast?”. The screening took place on January 28 from 6pm to 9pm on the York Keele campus in the Nat Taylor Cinema, N102 Ross Building. Everyone is welcome. Admission is “Pay what you can”. See the complete poster attached.  
    01/28/2011
  • 01/25/2011
    The Tubman Seminar Series invites interested students and scholars to attend a seminar by Dr. Martin Klein of the University of Toronto concerning the nuanced role which gender played within the slave trade, entitled "Sexuality and Female Slavery: A Comparative Perspective".
    01/25/2011
  • 01/18/2011
    The Tubman Seminar Series invites interested students and scholars to attend a seminar by Vanessa Oliveira of York University concerning the mistreatment of slaves by their owners in nineteenth century Luanda, entitled "Denouncing their owners’ cruelty: the voices of punished slaves in nineteenth-century Luanda ".
    01/18/2011
  • 01/11/2011
    The Tubman Seminar Series invites interested students and scholars to attend a seminar by Dr. Amani Whitfield of the University of Vermont concerning the enslavement of Africans and their stories along the east coast of Canada, entitled "Negotiating Bondage and Re-enslavement in Loyalist Maritime Canada". Dr. Whitfield spoke on Tuesday January 11th from 12:00 noon to 1:30pm at 280A York...
    01/11/2011
  • 01/06/2011
    Programme
    01/06/2011 - 01/09/2011
  • 12/17/2010
    The International Conference on Preserving Ancient Manuscripts in Africa brought together African and international senior librarians/information sciences managers, researchers, private and public managers of ancient manuscripts, knowledge industries, decision takers, civil society and international organizations. This wide array of expertise set itself the task of analyzing the most salient...
    12/17/2010 - 12/19/2010