The Harriet Tubman Institute is committed to the study of the past as it is linked to the present experience of Africans and its Diasporas from multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives.
Thus, the Institute’s research program brings to light the diversity of Africans and its Diasporas. It joints to the necessity that we understand the diversity of Blackness and what Blackness means in the Canadian context. It offers York faculty members and students a unique niche of knowledge that exposes the richness and diversity of Africans and people of African descent’s experience in Canada and globally.
We warmly welcome students, faculty and staff to our annual Open House on September 15th from 2:30-4:00pm! The event will be hosted in-perso ...International Conference 2019: Trans-Atlantic Migration: African Diasporas in Solidarity
CMS) at the University of Ghana (Legon), where it was held, and established a partnership between the HTI and CMS at the University of Ghana ...HTI statement on the shooting of Black people in Buffalo
On Saturday, May 14th in the Tops Friendly Market, a supermarket located in east downtown Buffalo, 13 people were shot. Among them, 11 were ...Transatlantic Memories, Blackness, and African Diasporic Identity videos
The keynote by Dr. Hanétha Vété-Congolo (Bowdoin College) and Dr. Pablo Idahosa’s (York University) closing remarks for the Transatlantic Me ...