< Events | Wednesday, February 28, 2024

When ‘Francophone’ Doesn’t Mean White: Race and Language Politics in Contemporary Quebec

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The Department of History welcomes Emilie Nicolas, columnist for Le Devoir and host of the “Détours” podcast on Canadaland, as its keynote speaker for the upcoming Gray Lecture:  When ‘Francophone’ Doesn’t Mean White: Race and Language Politics in Contemporary Quebec.

Emilie is a frequent media commentator, analyst, speaker, educator and consultant on public policy, equity, human rights, international cooperation, race and gender issues. She regularly contributes to CBC’s Power & Politics and CTV’s PowerPlay and has been published in several French and English journals, magazines, and newspapers.  Emilie will speak about issues of race, immigration, and anti-Blackness from the Quebec context. 

The Gray Lecture is an endowed lectureship in the history department, and is designed to bring a speaker from Quebec to U of T.

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