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.
Anti-racism education: Theory and practice (1996)
George J. Sefa Dei
Studying anti-racism as a proactive, process-oriented approach to addressing the racial and ethnocultural differences that students bring to ...
Femmes africaines et pouvoir. Les maraîchè res de Kinshasa (1996)
A dramatic and often humorous look at six black Canadians of diverse backgrounds who share a Toronto house. ...
Sleep On, Beloved (1995)
Cecil Foster tells the tale of an estranged mother and daughter caught in the web of a crushing ...
Cultural Studies: A special issue on Toni Morrison and the Curriculum, 9 (2) (1995)
Who Killed Katie Ross (1995)
Les urnes scellées (1995)
The African-Canadian community is definitely evident in Caribana, which is less a gift book than a souvenir album. ...
Discerner of Hearts (1995)
The nine vividly rendered stories of place and character in Discerner of Hearts are set in Jamaica, both rural and ...
Despair and Other Stories of Ottawa (1994)
These eight stories reveal a world that’s both recognizable and strange: cities of anxiety and violence, where quiet ...
Canadian Experience (1994)
Chronique de la dérive douce (1994)
Dining With the Dictator (1994)
An innocent boy, raised in the tragic world of Haiti under the Duvaliers, becomes mixed up in an ...
The Caribbean Diaspora in Toronto: Learning to Live with Racism (1994)
The Afro-Caribbean community of Toronto has grown dramatically over the past few decades. Increasingly active as a political ...
Lush Dreams, Blue Exile: Fugitive Poems : 1978-1993 (1994)
George Elliott Clarke
These poems range from a personal evocation of Black Nova Scotian history to an intense, intimate response to ...
Her Head A Village (1994)
Silvera uses the vivid, colloquial speech of Jamaica to great effect in this collection of stories about "outsiders": ...
We're Rooted Here and They Can't Pull Us Up: Essays in African Canadian Women's History (1994)
Adrienne Shadd, Dionne Brand
Despite the increasing scope and authority of women's studies, the role of Black women in Canada's history has ...
The Other Woman: Women of Colour in Contemporary Canadian Literature (1994)
Gardening in the Tropics (1994)
Gardening in the Tropics contains a rich Caribbean world in poems offered to readers everywhere. Olive Senior's rich ...
There Are No Elders (1993)
A compelling collection that explores the lives of Afro-Caribbean immigrants living in Canada, these eight short stories delve into the experiences of displaced persons ...
L'odeur du café (1993)
In the late nineteenth century white settlers and administrators arrive to occupy the African country of Zimbabwe (Rhodesia). ...
Without a Name (1993)
In Without a Name (1994), Mazvita, a young woman from the country, travels to Harare to escape the war and ...
Love & Other Strange Things (stage play) (1993)
Women Do This Every Day (1993)
These selected poems are loving tributes to women. Written in specific moments in history, and in charged political ...
Memories Have Tongue: Poetry (1992)
Red Caterpillar on College Street (1992)
In This City (1992)
Drawing Down a Daughter (1992)
Spanning a few days and several decades, Drawing Down a Daughter follows a woman-dreamer as she prepared to give ...
Some Great Thing (1992)
Fire on the Water: An Anthology of Black Nova Scotian Writing, Volume Two (1992)
George Elliott Clarke
No Man in the House (1991)
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.