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Thanks to our Sponsors:

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts
which last year invested $42.7 million in the arts in Ontario.

Nous remercions de son soutien le Conseil des Arts du Canada,
qui a investi 42,7 millions de dollars l'an dernier dans les arts en Ontario.

Welcome to the official archive of the Researching Black Canadian Musics/Black Music Cultures conference, held at York University from May 1-3, 2003.

The Centre for the Study of Black Cultures in Canada is pleased to bring you multimedia selections from our recent conference. To access these files in the order that they appeared in the conference, please click through to the schedule. The files are also listed below for your convenience. Please let us know if you have any comments about them.


Leslie Sanders and Natasha Smith (co-convenors)
and the organizing committee

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Opening Remarks by Leslie Sanders
Keynote address 1 - Norman "Otis" Richmond
Keynote address 2 - Brainerd Blyden-Taylor
Keynote address 3 - Winston Smith
Keynote address 4 - Rinaldo Walcott
Roundtable 1 - Reggae in Canada
Roundtable 2 - Dub History in Canada
Roundtable 3 - Gospel History in Canada
Roundtable 4 - Music Africa and African Musics in Toronto
Roundtable 5 - Jazz and Blues History in Canada - Vocalists
Roundtable 6 - Jazz History in Canada - Instrumentalists
Roundtable 7 - Jazzing the Airwaves
Roundtable 8 - Calypso History in Canada
Roundtable 9 - Hip Hop History in Canada

We gratefully acknowledge our sponsors:

Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies, Office of the Dean,
Office of the Master, School of Arts and Letters, School of Social Sciences
Atkinson Students Association, Faculty of Arts, Office of the Dean,
African Studies Program, Department of Anthropology, Department of English
Division of Humanities, Department of History, Division of Social Science
Founders College, Office of the Master, Graduate Program in Social Anthropology
Office of the Dean, Faculty of Education, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts
Centre for Race and Ethnic Relations, The System Music Warehouse
DKPR Deborah Knight Public Relations

Poster and website design: Chris Baginski

And thanks to:
Diane Stadnicki, Office of the Atkinson Master, Laura Taman, Robarts Centre
Sandra Armogan-Geness, Atkinson School of Arts and Letters

York University :: 1-3 May 2003