Celebrating Black Knowledge in the Academy

When:
February 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2018-02-14T13:00:00-05:00
2018-02-14T15:00:00-05:00
Where:
Scott Library Collaboratory (2nd Floor)
4700 Keele St
North York, ON M3J 2S5
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:
RISE Committee
416-736-2100 ext 33248

 

Celebrating Black Knowledge in the Academy: Critical Race Theory and Anton Wilhelm Amo (1703-1756). Public Talks: Professor Andrea David and Professor George Dei. All Welcome. 14 February 2018. Scott Library Collaboratory. Light refreshments. Co-sponsored by RISE and York University Libraries.

RISE invites you on Wednesday February 14, 2018 to join us as we recognize the Library’s new Critical Race Theory research guide and celebrate the works of Anton Wilhelm Amo, the first known Enlightenment philosopher of African descent.

Header: RISE: Race, Inclusion, and Supportive Environments. York University Committee. To the left, a sketch of Amo. To the right, the text “Black History Month 2018. Theme: Celebrating Black Knowledge in the Academy. Co-sponsored by RISE and York University Libraries. Below, in red, the text: Critical Race Theory and Anton Wilhelm Amo (1703-1756). Join us as we recognize the Library’s new Critical Race Theory research guide and celebrate the works of Anton Wilhelm Amo, the first known Enlightenment philosopher of African descent. Below, a title header with the text “Public Talks” In this section the following text: Opening re marks. Then, Black Knowledge in Academia, Professor Andrea Davis, Chair, Department of Humanities, York University. CERLAC and Harriet Tubman Institute Research Fellow. Then, Reflection on Amo, Professor George Dei, OISE, University of Toronto. Then, Musical Tribute, ASHIYA. Below, a section block with the text: Wednesday February 14th, 2018.1:00-3:00pm.Scott Library Collaboratory (2nd floor).Light refreshments.All welcome Below, in the footer on the left side is, the York University logo and the text: To request an accommodation, contact Natasha Prashad at prashadn@yorku.ca. This poster is available in alternate accessible formats upon request. On the right side of the footer is the text Please note: this event will be video-recorded.

Click here to download this poster in PDF format.

This event is free of charge and is open to all who are interested in participating in this important conversation.

  • For any accessibility-related accommodations, please contact Natasha Prashad at prashadn@yorku.ca

This event is co-sponsored by RISE and York University Libraries.