Black Halifax

Black Halifax: Four Centuries, One Community, Fourteen Stories: An innovative, interactive multidisciplinary project that celebrates Halifax’s vibrant Black community that has flourished since the 1700s and has been captured as a collection of stories, in the form of short videos, about the rich cultural life of the community. The stories are about personalities, sites, and events of historic significance to the African Nova Scotian community and are presented by local performance poets and professional actors that combine storytelling with archival photographs and film. Read more…

Founded in January 2016, the Nova Scotia Advocate provides a voice for the many Nova Scotians who too often are ignored. On this site we write about poverty, housing and gentrification, workers and bosses, City Hall, the environment, racism, homophobia and misogyny, refugees, people living with disabilities, prisons, the arts, and so on. We like the stories other news media overlook, and we focus on Nova Scotia and the Atlantic provinces. Read more…

 

The Lord Dalhousie Scholarly Panel on Slavery and Race was established to examine the university’s history with regard to slavery and race and recommend actions Dalhousie could take in response. Learn more about the Lord Dalhousie Scholarly Panel’s mandate.

 

Why take Black and African Diaspora Studies at Dal?

Explore the dynamic cultures of Black Canadian and African peoples

Discover the often ignored African-Canadian society and culture from both a historical and contemporary perspective. Through core courses and other materials, you will discover, analyze and celebrate the history, culture and sociology of Black people in Canada and of the global African diaspora. Read more…

VISION OF BCSA: To encourage and support research, publication, teaching, and understanding of diverse Black communities in Canada and the Diaspora.

MISSION OF BCSA: To create and sustain a common forum and space to study, research and exchange ideas that advance the interest, study and understanding of Black Canada and the Diaspora… Read more

The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences promotes research and teaching for the advancement of an inclusive, democratic and prosperous society. With a membership now comprising over 160 universities, colleges and scholarly associations, the Federation represents a diverse community of 91,000 researchers and graduate students across Canada. The Federation organizes Canada’s largest academic gathering, the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, bringing together more than 8,000 participants each year.  Read more…

Welcome to the Black Canadian Studies Research Guide. Here you will find core research resources in the field, with a special focus on History and local material. Read more…

Transdisciplinary dialogues and hemispheric perspectives: The network on the Black Americas reaches out to scholars, activists, musicians, performers and artists. This site is meant to generate a research resource and a platform for transdisciplinary perspectives and hemispheric dialogues on the interrelatedness of histories, politics, and cultures of the communities and movements that make up the African diasporas in the Americas. Read more…

THE CENTRE FOR SOUND COMMUNITIES is a world-class digital arts and humanities research lab at Cape Breton University. It fosters interdisciplinary collaboration and community engagement on sound, movement, and performance toward the exchange of knowledge and the production of creative, critical research. Read more…