This database provides an extensive archive of scholarly publications and fictional texts in Black and African Studies. Its goal is to make accessible the work of scholars, writers and artists living in Canada or engaging with Black Canada, including scholars across the humanities and social sciences in LA&PS. Resources listed in the database cover a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, such as history, sociology, social work, literary criticism, feminist and queer theories, Black Canadian Studies and African Diaspora Studies. It also lists the works of Black Canadian poets, novelists and playwrights.
Nuances of Blackness in the Canadian Academy: Teaching, Learning, and Researching while Black (2022)
Awad Ibrahim, Malinda Smith, Tamari Kitossa
The essays in Nuances of Blackness in the Canadian Academy make visible the submerged stories of Black life ...
Horizon, Sea, Sound: Caribbean and African Women's Cultural Critiques of Nation (2022)
In Horizon, Sea, Sound: Caribbean and African Women’s Cultural Critiques of Nation, Andrea Davis imagines new reciprocal relationships beyond ...
Ordinary Notes (2022)
With Soulstar, C. L. Polk concludes her riveting Kingston Cycle, a whirlwind of magic, politics, romance, and intrigue that ...
The Long Emancipation: Moving toward Black Freedom (2021)
In The Long Emancipation Rinaldo Walcott posits that Black people globally live in the time of emancipation and ...
Caribbean Literature In Transition, 1970-2020 (2021)
The period from the 1970s to the present day has produced an extraordinarily rich and diverse body of ...
THE SNOW LINE (2021)
Tessa McWatt''s breathtaking new novel explores love and endurance in the face of change and violence, and how ...
dubbin theatre: the collected plays of d'bi.young anitafrika I (2021)
"Caliban, social reproduction and our future yet to come" in Geoforum 118 (4), 150-158 (2021)
What can historical and contemporary labour geographies from the Caribbean tell us about social reproduction in a world ...
"COVID-19's Cracks, Climate Crisis, and Academia's Role in Bringing about an Ontological Shift" Professional Geographer (2021). (2021)
Colour Matters: Essays on the Experiences, Education, and Pursuits of Black Youth (2021)
Based on research conducted in Black communities, along with over thirty years of teaching experience, Colour Matters presents ...
Community economies in the Global South: Case Studies of Rotating Savings, Credit Associations, and Economic Cooperation (2021)
People across the globe engage in social and solidarity economics to help themselves, their community, and society on ...
"'Likely to become a Public Charge': Examining Black Migration to Eastern Canada, 1900-1930" in Unsettling the Great White North: African Canadian History (2021)
Many Canadians tend to imagine themselves as part of the "Great White North," typified by images of snow ...
Schooling the System: A History of Black Women Teachers (2021)
Using oral narratives to tell the story of black access and education in Ontario between the 1940s and ...
Fanon Revisited (Race, Indigeneity and Anti-Colonial Studies) (2021)
George J. Sefa Dei
This book is a continuing conversation on Frantz Fanon and the relevance of his theory and politics for ...
Black Women Under State: Surveillance, Poverty & the Violence of Social Assistance (2021)
The lives and conditions of Black women are inseparable from, and inextricably linked to, all dimensions of social ...
"Celebrating Austin Clarke: The Man and the Body of His Work" in TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, 42 (2021)
Andrea Davis, Leslie Sanders
"'The thing behind the thing': White supremacy and interdisciplinary faculty in schools of nursing" in Nursing Outlook (2021)
Gutter Child: A Novel (2021)
A fierce and illuminating debut from FOLD founder Jael Richardson about a young woman who must find the ...
Appealing Because He Is Appalling: Black Masculinities, Colonialism, and Erotic Racism (2021)
This collection invites us to think about how African-descended men are seen as both appealing and appalling, and ...
Dear Science and Other Stories (2021)
In Dear Science and Other Stories Katherine McKittrick presents a creative and rigorous study of black and anticolonial methodologies. Drawing ...
"Austin Clarke's 'Saga Boys': Black Aesthetics as Epistemology?" in TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, 42, 76-95 (2021)
Austin Clarke in Nine Men Who Laughed and Ebony Patterson in her Gangstas for Life series both inspire ...
The Night Piece: Collected Stories (2020)
A career-spanning collection of stories from the author of Fifteen Dogs, winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Rogers ...
The Response of Weeds: A Misplacement of Black Poetry on the Prairies (2020)
Bertand Bickersteth's debut poetry collection explores what it means to be Black and Albertan through a variety of ...
After spinning an enthralling world in Witchmark, the winner of the World Fantasy Award for best novel that was ...
The Midnight Bargain (2020)
From the beloved World Fantasy Award-winning author of Witchmark comes a sweeping, romantic new fantasy set in a world reminiscent ...
The Dyzgraphxst (2020)
The Dyzgraphxst presents seven inquiries into selfhood through the perennial figure Jejune. Polyvocal in register, the book moves to ...
"Queer Formations and Horizons: Rethinking Queer Canadian Studies" in Journal of Canadian Studies, 54 (2-3), 213-227 (2020)
Where Are You, Agnes? (2020)
This stunning picture-book imagining of artist Agnes Martin’s childhood gives readers a glimpse into the life and work ...
Burning Sugar (2020)
Cicely Belle Blain
In this incendiary debut collection, activist and poet Cicely Belle Blain intimately revisits familiar spaces in geography, in ...
Black Matters (2020)
Halifax’s former Poet Laureate Afua Cooper and photographer Wilfried Raussert collaborate in this book of poems and photographs ...
The Point is to Change the World: Selected Writings by Andaiye (2020)
Alissa D. Trotz
Radical activist, thinker, comrade of Walter Rodney, Andaiye was one of the Caribbean's most important political voices. For ...
Entries in this database have been gathered by Jellisa Ricketts as part of the summer 2021 Dean’s Award for Research Excellence project, “Teaching Against Anti-Black Racism and Toward Black Inclusion,” supervised by Professor Andrea Davis.