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Charmaine Nelson, McGill University, Montreal
Talk title: Sugar Cane, Slaves and Ships: Race, Location and Power in Transoceanic Visual Art

Julie Crooks, scholar, curator, Toronto
Talk title: Signifying Black Modernities: Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Photography in Sierra Leone and Nova Scotia

Barrington Walker, Queen's University, Kingston
Talk title: Blackness and the Law in Slavery and Freedom

Jonathan Farley, University of the West Indies
Talk title: "As Long As You're South of the Canadian Border...": How the Pro-Slavery South Won the American Civil War

Afua Cooper, scholar, author, curator, poet, Toronto
Talk title: Black People in Defence of Themselves: Antislavery as Human Rights, 1772-1807.



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The "Ebony Roots: Bi-Centenary Symposium" will be held in Stewart Biology (McGill University) Room S 1-4, Ground Floor.

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