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

A Conversation with Charmaine Nelson presented by the Thomas Moore Institute on Friday, May 28, 8 – 10 p.m. ADT on Zoom.

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Dr. Charmaine Nelson will be interviewed by Shernaz Choksi and Joseph Vietri of the Thomas More Institute. The interview will focus on Dr. Nelson’s recent research on the often-ignored history and contemporary impacts of slavery in Quebec via archives such as fugitive slave advertisements. A Q&A with the audience will follow the interview.


Past events

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

Graduate Student Panel on Transatlantic Slavery– February 25, 2021