Studying the real history of slavery in Canada

Dr. Charmaine A. Nelson. Photo: Meghan Tansey Whitton

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Transatlantic Black Diasporic Art & Community Engagement and Founding Director of NSCAD’s Institute for the Study of Canadian Slavery Dr. Charmaine Nelson regularly delivers presentations examining the history of slavery in Canada.


Upcoming events

Slavery in Canada: A Hidden History presented by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection on Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. ADT.

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Dr. Nelson will join McMichael Chief Curator Sarah Milroy and Gaëtane Verna, Director of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery.



Past events

Graduate Student Panel on Transatlantic Slavery– February 25, 2021


Grappling with the Colonial Archive: An Introduction to Canadian Slavery  – March 2, 2021