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Black Canada

Black Canada provides a space for an integrated examination of the historical, cultural and various expressive productions of people of African descent in the Americas through the lens of Black Canada and four specific humanities and fine arts approaches: cultural studies, history, literature and music.

Directory of Cluster Members


Warren Crichlow, Associate Professor, Education wcrichlow@edu.yorku.ca
Andrea Davis, Research Cluster lead, Associate Professor, Humanities aadavis@yorku.ca
Michele Johnson, Full Professor, History johnsonm@yorku.ca
Andrea Medovarski, Assistant Professor, Humanities medov@yorku.ca
Ola Mohammed, Assistant Professor, Humanities olam555@yorku.ca
Leslie Sanders, University Professor, Humanities/Writing leslie@yorku.ca
Christina Sharpe, Professor, Humanities cesharpe@yorku.ca
Darcy Ballantyne, Ph.D. Candidate darcypyb@yorku.ca


Visit the Department of Humanities for information on the Black Canadian Studies Certificate