“Community, Empowerment & Leadership in Black Canada” — 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference, Halifax

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The 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference


Halifax, Nova Scotia, 21-24 May 2015,

The Black Canadian Studies Association (BCSA) will host its 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Conference, Community, Empowerment & Leadership in Black Canada, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from 21 to 24 May 2015. To be held at Dalhousie University, the goal of the conference is to promote dialogue, critical reflection and nuanced perspectives on the past, present and future of Black leadership in Canada.

The conference presents an exciting opportunity to explore leadership and the Black community in Canada locally, provincially, nationally & globally from a variety of perspectives. Conference organizers welcome papers from an array of disciplines that explore the Black experience in Canada, as well as those, that address the nature of Black Canadian Studies using a variety of theoretical frameworks and methodologies. Disciplinary contributions are encouraged from, but not limited to, anthropology, history, criminology, literature, music, and political science. Moreover, scholars outside the humanities and social sciences, in such disciplines as business, law, the health professions, engineering and natural sciences, are encouraged to participate. We also welcome input and abstracts from activists, community developers and community historians.

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