Opening the Academy: New Strategies for Exploring & Sharing African Nova Scotian History

Institutional Member: 
Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 09:00 to 16:00
Location: 
Fountain Commons, 26 Crowell Drive

Exploring current research in African Nova Scotian history, the ways in which this regional history and the wider history of the African Diaspora are rendered invisible or marginalized in the curriculum, and working on strategies for sharing this knowledge with educators and with the community at large.

Reception to follow 5:00-7:00PM Garden Room, Irving Centre, Acadia University

Speakers

  • Dr. Henry Bishop, NSCC Halifax Dartmouth
  • Dr. Afua Cooper, Dalhousie University
  • Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost, Acadia University
  • Dr. Sylvia Hamilton, University of Kings College
  • Quanda Johnson, Dalhousie University
  • El Jones, Poet Laureate, Halifax Regional Municipality
  • Ken Fells, Black Educators Association
  • Krishinda McBride, AVRSB
  • Dr. Leslie Oliver, Acadia University

To view the event poster, click here.