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  • The online journal African Studies Quarterly, Volume 13, Issue 3 (Summer 2012) with your review of People of Faith: Slavery and African Catholics in Eighteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro (pp. 108-109) has now been published and is available online at
    Nov 21, 2012
  •  A new online tool, the Research Forecast, has been designed to assist researchers with submitting their ideas for stories about upcoming discoveries, publications or events to communications staff in the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation (VPRI) and the Division of Communications & Public Affairs (C&PA). 
    Nov 19, 2012
  • CALABAR THROUGH TIME: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES Having served as a major West African slave port, the colonial capital of the British Southern Protectorate, the modern regional and state capital of South Eastern State and Cross River State accordingly, there are few metropolises in post independent Nigeria with the fame and attention of Calabar. This attraction has been attributed to its history, its...
    Nov 14, 2012
  • The Storm of Progress: New Horizons, New Narratives, New Codes April 25-28, 2013 York University, Toronto, Canada What’s next? 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of HASTAC’s founding. In that spirit we invite work that is either reflective or prescient, that evaluates our history and seeks to construct our future(s). We invite you to take this opportunity to look back, theorize and archive. We...
    Nov 14, 2012
  • This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013. The abstracts need to be submitted on the ACLA website by November 15, 2012. Seminar Proposal: In the midst of the second round of the presidential election in April 2012, France was rocked by another vote, with the first edition of “Miss Black...
    Nov 02, 2012
  • Forging ahead with its commitment to promote interdisciplinary research concerned with the economic development, political and social organization and cultural and artistic contributions of Latin America and the Caribbean, York University's Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) is hosting its 3rd International Graduate Student Conference on Latin America and the...
    Oct 29, 2012
  •  To mark Jamaica's and Trinidad & Tobago's 50 years of Independence from Britain, York will host a colloquium, book launch and lecture. 
    Oct 26, 2012
  • When it comes to conveying the important research to the broader community, clear language summaries are the best choice, this according to a new article published in the peer-reviewed journal, Scholarly & Research Communications. Led by David Phipps (right), executive director of research & innovation services, and colleagues from York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit (KMb), the...
    Oct 23, 2012
  • Swing by Glenn Gould Studio next Friday night and you’ll get a master class in the blues from two leading lights of the scene. Multi-instrumentalist Chris Whiteley and singer Diana Braithwaite will be premiering The Blues Suite, a collection of original songs written in various traditional blues styles. But don’t worry, the ace guitarist assures us it’s not going to be “a dry, formal event. It...
    Oct 15, 2012
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