Categories: Caribbean

News | Tuesday, June 7, 2022
In the spring of 2015, around 500 Black graduate and undergraduate students, staff and faculty came together on a Friday...
Events | Monday, April 11, 2022
Presented by the Centre of Ethics, author and Wayne State University professor Samantha Noël will discuss her recent book, Tropical...
News | Thursday, March 24, 2022
In 2015, Nicole Charles headed to Barbados to unpack the reasons behind parents’ hesitancy toward the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine....
Network | Researcher Profile
Nicole Charles is an assistant professor in the department of historical studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Her research focuses on women, gender and sexuality studies, including Caribbean feminisms and Black feminist health science studies. Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach in her research, Charles questions issues of care, gendered and racialized risk, technoscience and coloniality in the Black Atlantic.
News | Thursday, March 17, 2022
University of Toronto historian Funké Aladejebi is on a mission to place Black Canadian history at the forefront of academia....
Events | Friday, March 04, 2022
Join the Women & Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) and guest panelists to celebrate the launch of the book, Suspicion, by...
Network | Project
Suspicion and/as Radical (Care): Looking Closer at Vaccine Hesitancy in Postcolonial Barbados
Charles’ examines the caring work of human papillomavirus (HPV) delivery, looking closely into historical antithetical understandings and practices of care.
Network | Project
Suspicion: Vaccines, Hesitancy and the Affective Politics of Protection in Barbados
Charles reframes the Afro-Barbadian resistance to the HPV vaccine in 2014, and examines the history of colonial and biopolitical violence,...
Network | Project
Unsettling the Great White North: Black Canadian History
Unsettling the Great White North: Black Canadian History brings scholars from across Canada together to highlight Black life in Canada....
News | Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Conrad James, associate professor at U of T’s Centre for Comparative Literature, recently spoke with U of T News about...