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Christina Sharpe

Prof. Christina Sharpe wins prestigious prize for nonfiction

Professor Christina Sharpe was recently awarded the 2023 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction for her book Ordinary Notes (Knopf Canada, Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Macmillan Publishers, Daunt Books, 2023). The prize, worth $75,000, is given annually for excellence in literary nonfiction, to a work that demonstrates a distinctive voice and a compelling command of language.

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Andrea Davis

Professor recognized for pioneering Black studies in Canada

At its Fall 2023 Convocation ceremonies, British Columbia’s Royal Roads University awarded York University Professor Andrea Davis an honorary doctor of laws degree in recognition of her pioneering work bringing Black studies programming to Canadian academia.

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Denise Handlarski

Denise Handlarski is a rabbi, an educator, a researcher, an officiant, a community leader, and a Labour and Birth Doula.

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Adele Spraggon

Adele Spraggon is an award -winning author, a thought leader, an international trainer and a fearless speaker. In 2020, she was awarded the Woman of Inspiration: Customer Experience Award, and in 2021, she was recognized as the Top Behavioural Expert of the Year by IAOTP: International Association of Top Professionals.

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Dr. Jooyeon Rhee

North Korea's Essential Films and Books You Need to Discover as recommended by Dr. Jooyeon Rhee, a senior lecturer at Hebrew University’s Department of Asian Studies and head of its Korean studies program.

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