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Un peu d’histoire des noirs au Canada!

Posted by lamacs On février - 21 - 2019

Recadrage des études de l’histoire canadienne

Posted by lamacs On juillet - 10 - 2015

Pour de nombreux Canadiens, l’histoire des Afro-Canadiens est limitée à celle du Chemin de fer clandestin, mais il est d’autres histoires canadiennes qui intéressent plusieurs autre chercheurs. Boulou Ebanda de B’béri, professeur en Sciences de la Communication et « Cultural Studies » à l’Université d’Ottawa, et co-rédacteur et chercheur principal du livre « Terre promise: histoire et historiographie de l’expérience des noirs a Chatham-Kent et au-delà, » se joint à nous aujourd’hui pour discuter de ses travaux pour l’histoire afro-canadienne. Regardez l’interview du professeur Boulou Ebada de B’béri avec Piya Chattopadhyay ici. (Interview and anglais seulement)

Le Livre « The Promised Land: : History and Historiography of the Black Experience in Chatham-Kent Settlements and Beyond » a été un des Demi-finalistes 2015 du Prix du livre du président de l’Ontario

Rapport final du projet « Terre promise » (2007-2012)

Posted by lamacs On octobre - 2 - 2014

Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en English.

Voir le résumé de cette nouvelle publication ici

Date de sortie été 2014 par les  University of Toronto Press

(English) Achievements

Posted by lamacs On juin - 2 - 2012

Claiming the Promise

Posted by lamacs On février - 28 - 2012

Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en English.

(English) Promised Land Project

Posted by lamacs On février - 27 - 2012

Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en English.

Past Symposiums

Posted by lamacs On juin - 15 - 2011

Third General Symposium, 2010

The proceedings for the 2010 Third General Symposium will be posted soon.

Second General Symposium, 2009

Visit our flickr to site to see photos of the symposium.

The making of the promised land

First General Symposium, 2007

Friday, December 7 to Sunday, December 9, 2007

The Promised Land Project cordially invited all interested individuals and groups to the 1st annual General Symposium. This event was held in Chatham-Kent, Ontario – heartland of Canada’s Promised Land communities — the weekend of December 7–9, 2007. This symposium highlighted the progress and discoveries made by Promised Land researchers as well as offer speakers, interactive workshops, and panels discussing the overall state of Black history and multiculturalism in Canada.

Watch Part 2, Part 3, Part 4Check out photos of the First General Symposium.

Promised Land Chronicle

Posted by lamacs On novembre - 17 - 2010

The newest edition of the Promised Land Chronicle is now available.
Download Issue 6

Revisiting the Promise: Place and Space in African Canadian Communities

The Promised Land Community-University Research Alliance invites community researchers, educators, museum workers, students, artists and academics to submit proposals for presentations at its fourth annual Public Symposium, Revisiting the Promise: Place and Space in African Canadian Communities, to be held May 6-8, 2011 at the Black Cultural Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The symposium will be built around two central themes:

  1. Multiple perspectives on African Canadian history and community, including comparative perspectives;
  2. Current social justice issues–including work on coerced or indentured labour, race, multiculturalism, the African diaspora and identity in Canada—and their historical context;

We seek a variety of submissions from a broad range of participants across the community-university alliance, and welcome proposals for discussion panels, research papers, poster presentations, artistic work and performance, or discussion of work-in-progress on collaborative initiatives in the areas of education, social justice and public history. Proposals that fit one of the Promised Land Project’s four areas of concentration (History and Archives; Education-Community Links; Media and Theatric Production; Multicultural Dialogue) are particularly encouraged.

Guidelines for submitting proposals

Please submit a 200-word proposal that describes the theme to be explored in your paper/presentation; the method or approach used to address it; and the format (paper, panel, poster, performance etc.) of your presentation. The proposal should also tell us how your presentation is related to the symposium themes, and identify the general area (History and Archives; Education-Community Links; Media and Theatrical Production; Multicultural Dialogue) to which your work will contribute. Proposals, along with your name, and contact information, should be sent via email by October 8, 2010, to Devin Andrews, Promised Land Project Community Coordinator, dandrewsplp@gmail.com Telephone 519.436-0119 x351. A decision from the program committee will be made by November 12, 2010. Some contributors to the symposium will be invited to submit papers for publication.

Find out more about the project.

Olivette Otele: Projet Terre Promise

Posted by lamacs On juin - 15 - 2010

This video is a conversation with Olivette Otele, the European coordinator for the Promised Land Project.

This conversation was conducted by University of Ottawa professor Boulou Ebanda de B’béri and his research assistants Virginie Mesana and Zaida Marquez.

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