The Harriet Tubman Resource Centre on the African Diaspora

York University

Friday, 27 February, 2004

Assembly Hall, Founders College


8:30 A.M. – Coffee

9:15 – Welcome – Paul E. Lovejoy, Director, Harriet Tubman Resource Centre on the African Diaspora

9:30 – Presentation and Discussion, “Mother Tongue: The Other Side of History,” Susan Poizner, ThinkStock Inc.

10:30 – Presentation and Discussion, CBC documentary on the Underground Railroad, discussant to be announced

11:30 – NorthStar: an interactive website being developed by the Tubman Centre, Eugene Onutan and Carlos Liberato

12:15 – Book Launch, Bryan Prince, I Came as a Stranger: The Underground Railroad, Toronto: Tundra, and short presentation of “1000 Miles to Freedom.”

12:45 – Lunch (Founders College)

2:00-4:00 P.M. – Afternoon workshop on website development, Tubman Centre, Founders College

The Workshop is being held in recognition of the International Year to Commemorate the Struggle Against Slavery and Its Abolition, as designated by the United Nations, and has received generous support from the Department of History and Founders College.

Open to York students and the general public
No registration fee
Parking – York Lanes Parking Garage