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.
"Killing us softly with questions" in The Nuances of Blackness (2020)
The essays in Nuances of Blackness in the Canadian Academy make visible the submerged stories of Black life ...
"What folks don't get: How race, class and gender matter" in Colour Matters (2020)
"Re-imagining child and youth care practice with African Canadian youth" in International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (2020)
This article is based on a plenary held during the Child & Youth Care in Action VI Conference: ...
The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power (2020)
In his 2015 cover story for Toronto Life magazine, Desmond Cole exposed the racist actions of the Toronto ...
Butter Honey Pig Bread (2020)
An intergenerational saga about three Nigerian women: a novel about food, family, and forgiveness.
"Which Scandalous Bodies? Black Women Writers Refuse Nation Narratives" in Canadian Literature: A Quarterly of Criticism and Review, 243, 146-152 (2020)
"Black Feminist Thought and the Gender, Women's, and Feminist Studies PhD: A Roundtable Discussion" in Feminist Formations, 32 (2), 1-28 (2020)
"Learning Through Pictures: The Integration of Reflexive Photography in Social Justice Education" in International Research in Education 8 (2), 57-76. (2020)
This article explores the use of reflexive photography as an experiential teaching method in teaching social justice education ...
"Multilingual Research: Reflections on Translating Qualitative Data" in The British Journal of Social Work (2020)
Abstract The objective of this article is to examine translation dilemmas in cross-cultural qualitative research projects. In particular, ...
"The demise of a Black organization: The Home Service Association (1921-1965)" in Canadian Journal of History 55 (1-2), 1-34. (2020)
Word Problems (2020)
Frustrated by how tough the issues of our time are to solve – racial inequality, our pernicious depression, ...
Ties That Tether (2020)
When a Nigerian woman falls for a man she knows will break her mother’s heart, she must choose ...
The Gospel of Breaking (2020)
In The Gospel of Breaking, Jillian Christmas confirms what followers of her performance and artistic curation have long known: ...
eat salt | gaze at the ocean (2020)
eat salt | gaze at the ocean explores the themes of Black sovereignty, Haitian sovereignty, and Black lives, ...
Dominoes at the Crossroads: Short Stories (2020)
In Dominoes at the Crossroads Kaie Kellough maps an alternate nation--one populated by Caribbean Canadians who hopscotch across the country. ...
Finish this Sentence (2020)
Finish this Sentence is about a personal experience in living with racism and healing from its distorting effects on ...
Mothering and Entrepreneurship: Global Perspectivism Identities and Complexities (2020)
This book focuses on a specific subset of work and the economy for entrepreneurial mothers across contexts. Here, ...
The Everyday Life of the Poor in Cameroon: The Role of Social Networks in Meeting Needs (2020)
This book provides a detailed account of the lives of the poor, particularly their use of social networks ...
Migration and Stereotypes in Performance and Culture (2020)
"Towards Black and Indigenous Futures on Turtle Island: A Conversation" in Until We Are Free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada, 75-94 (2020)
The killing of Trayvon Martin in 2012 by a white assailant inspired the Black Lives Matter movement, which ...
An Autobiography of the Autobiography of Reading (2020)
Internationally acclaimed poet and novelist Dionne Brand reflects on her early reading of colonial literature and how it ...
Assembling radical Black futurity. in Cosmic underground northside: An incantation of Black Canadian speculative discourse and innerstandings, 43-53 (2020)
Cosmic Underground Northside operates as a seminal collection consisting of works from cross-generations and pan-national Black creatives and ...
Black Racialization and Resistance at an Elite University (2020)
The presence and experiences of Black people at elite universities have been largely underrepresented and erased from institutional ...
"Ageing transmigrants and the decolonisation of life course" in Decolonising Lifelong Learning in the Age of Transnational Migration, 48-66 (2020)
This paper examines how ageing transmigrants engage in practises that serve to decolonise life course in order to ...
"A club perspective of sustainability certification schemes in the tourism and hospitality industry" in Journal of Sustainable Tourism 28 (4) (2020)
Drawing on club theory, this study examines the challenges and opportunities facing a sustainability certification program, the Green ...
"Mining, the environment, and human rights in Ghana: An area of limited statehood perspective" in Business Strategy and Environment 29 (1) (2020)
Although the global norms meant to guide corporate environmental human rights conducts have steadily improved, there have been ...
"Survivor's Perceptions of Human Trafficking Rehabilitation Programs in Nigeria: Empowerment or Disempowerment" in Journal of Human Trafficking (2020)
While disagreements about the value of rehabilitation programs persist, these programs are still largely seen as essential for ...
"Black Lives Matter Toronto Sit-In at PRIDE" in Until We're Free: Black Lives Matter in Canada, 263-275. (2020)
Naila Keleta Mae
Until We Are Free contains some of the very best writing on the hottest issues facing the Black community ...
"relentless" in We Will Win: Blueprint for Black Liberation in Canada, 151-152 (2020)
Naila Keleta Mae
Fire Woman (2020)
Naila Keleta Mae
Membering Austin Clarke (2020)
Despite being one of Canada's most widely published, and most richly awarded writers, Austin Clarke (1934–2016) is not ...
Other Side of the Game (2019)
I don’t think you can expect society to change if you’re not ready to take the first step. ...
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.