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Call for Papers: HTI International Conference in Dakar, June 2023

Call for Papers: HTI International Conference in Dakar, June 2023

(The English version follows the French version/ La version anglaise suit la présente version française) Conférence internationale de l’insititut Harriet Tubman Les contributions de l’Afrique et ses diasporas à la civilisation du monde Organisée par : Institut Harriet Tubman pour la recherche sur l’Afrique et ses diasporas (Université York, Canada) en collaboration avec l’Institut supérieur des […]

Dr. Agnès Berthelot-Raffard in Documentary "The Myth of Black Women"

Dr. Agnès Berthelot-Raffard in Documentary "The Myth of Black Women"

The Harriet Tubman Institute is pleased to announce and congratulate Dr. Agnès Berthelot-Rafford in her participation as an expert in the new documentary "The Myth of Black Women" directed by Ayana O'Shun. Programmer's notes: In this documentary, Ayana O'Shun tackles the decades-long misrepresentation of Black women in Hollywood-led video productions, where they have been dominantly […]

Tubman Talks: Tii Nchofoung

Tubman Talks: Tii Nchofoung

Our first Tubman Talks of the academic year will be taking place this Thursday October 6th (virtually)! Tubman's Visiting Scholar Tii Nchofoung will be presenting his research titled "Natural Resources, Renewable Energy, and Governance: A path towards sustainable development in Africa. Abstract: The transition to renewable energy sources is essential for decarbonization, climate change mitigation […]

New iJournal issue addresses ‘Difficult Memories and the Museum’ - Organized by Faculty Fellow Bruno R. Véras

New iJournal issue addresses ‘Difficult Memories and the Museum’ - Organized by Faculty Fellow Bruno R. Véras

The summer 2022 issue of the iJournal, focusing on Difficult Memories and the Museum, organized by Tubman Faculty Fellow Bruno R. Véras is out! The iJournal is an open-access journal at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information (iSchool). It aims to foster collective identity and interdisciplinary understanding among information students, faculty, and practitioners in […]

Congratulations to HTI's Seed Grant recipients

Congratulations to HTI's Seed Grant recipients

The Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas is pleased to announce the recipients of its Seed Grant opportunity. Eleven recipients received funding to support research project, graduate student research, and a knowledge mobilization initiative. “We are so pleased to be able to support the excellent research of our members, which will […]

March is the 200th anniversary of Harriet Tubman's birth | Ce mois de mars marque le 200ième anniversaire de la naissance de Harriet Tubman

March is the 200th anniversary of Harriet Tubman's birth | Ce mois de mars marque le 200ième anniversaire de la naissance de Harriet Tubman

Throughout her life, Harriet Tubman dedicated herself to fighting for freedom, equality, and justice. Her quote below stands as a source of inspiration to commit to the search for a better world. Au cours de sa vie Harriet Tubman s’est dévouée au combat pour la liberté, l’équité et la justice sociale. Sa citation ci-dessous nous inspire […]

Harriet Tubman Virtual Museum

Harriet Tubman Virtual Museum

We are happy to announce that the HTI received a grant from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) Black Scholars’ Research Fund for the Harriet Tubman Virtual Museum. The project is part of a broader collaborative project with McLaughlin College and the Institute for Social Research. Funds will support some activities related […]