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 media interviews and presentations examining the history of slavery in Canada.
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CBC Radio One (August 1, 2021) – Emancipation Day and confronting Canada’s history of slavery
The Coast (July 29, 2021) – What Canada’s first Emancipation Day means
CBC Mainstreet (July 20, 2021) – What Black people in the British Empire endured when slavery was legal
CBC Mainstreet (July 13, 2021) – Nova Scotians profited from slavery but we haven’t ‘reckoned with and rectified’ this history
CBC Mainstreet (July 6,2021) – Nova Scotia’s slave history largely erased because it didn’t fit stereotypes seen in film
“She commonly wears a handkerchief round her head”: Expanding and Complicating the Concept of Creolization for the study of Transatlantic Slavery presented by the Humanities Research Group at the University of Windsor – October 26, 8 p.m. ADT.
Register here to attend via Teams
Unravelling the Mystery: Edmonia Lewis and Bute presented by the M0unt Stuart Trust – October 22, 2021
Confronting exclusion and redefining heritage goals presented by the National Trust for Canada Conference – September 30, 2021,
*N.B. This was a paid registration ($75 for students – more information here)
What former enslaved people celebrated in 1834 with slavery’s demise in the British Empire presented by NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage – August 10, 2021
A Hidden History: Slavery in Canada – May 14, 2021