Black Studies

Events | Tuesday, April 16, 2024
On April 16, join the Collaborative Digital Research Space (CDRS) at U of T Mississauga for a talk with Dr....
Events | Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Please join us for OISE’s annual R.W.B. Jackson Lecture on April 17.  Jarvis R. Givens, a distinguished Professor of Education...
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Growing Apart
In my research project “Growing Apart”, I investigate how stigma concerning racialized aspects of physical appearance (like hair) sustains Black-non-Black...
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Policing Black Lives: State violence in Canada from slavery to the present
While highlighting the ubiquity of Black resistance, Policing Black Lives traces the still-living legacy of slavery across multiple institutions, shedding...
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Rehearsals for Living
By articulating to each other Black and Indigenous perspectives on our unprecedented here and now, and reiterating the long-disavowed histories...
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Call and Response-Ability: Black Art and the Politics of Relation 
Call and Response-Ability: Black Art and the Politics of Relation (co-edited with Winfried Siemerling) offers a Black Canadian theory of...
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The Black Prairies: An Anthology
The Black Prairies: An Anthology (2020) brings to light an archive of Black writing on the Canadian prairies from 1872...
Network | Researcher Profile
Karina Vernon researches and teaches in the area of Canadian literature, with a special focus on black Canadian literature, archives, critical...
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The urban process under racial capitalism: Race, anti-Blackness, and capital accumulation
This project places urban studies in conversation with theories from Black Sociology, Black Geographies, and Black Studies as a way...
News | Wednesday, October 4, 2023
A growing academic space at U of T Scarborough is offering students a meaningful outlet to engage with music from...