Institute for Black Arts, Culture, and Literature Events

Monday, October 3, 2022 11:45 am - Monday, November 28, 2022 11:45 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

The Institute for Black Arts, Culture, and Literature is hosting a series of online events throughout October and November that will also be of interest to people in the English department. The series includes twenty-minute talks, readings, or performances followed by a twenty-minute Q&A. For more information on the events, see the links below. Contact Dr. Vershawn Young for Zoom links to the events.

Sept. 26, 11:45 a.m. Dr. Elizabeth West,  "Myths and Illusions: In Search of the Post Racial, the Transnational, and the Global."

Oct 3, 11:45 a.m. Peggy Pelet; Kitchener/Waterloo Librarian & Historian, "Black Berlin (Kitchener)."

Oct. 17, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Rone Shavers, Silverfish (finalist for the firecracker award in fiction; book reading and discussion)

Oct. 24, 11:45 a.m. Dr. Anthony Stewart, Visitor: My Life in Canada (Book reading and discussion) 

Nov. 7, 11:45 a.m. Dr. Debra Thompson, The Long Road Home: On Blackness and Belonging (Book reading and discussion)

Nov. 14, 11:45 a.m. Sharon Bridgforth, Love Conjure / Blues (Visual Installation and discussion of performance art)

Nov. 28, 11:45 a.m. Dr. Daniel Black, Don’t Cry for Me, (2022 Book of the Year award nominee; reading and discussion)