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Conversation with Rinaldo Walcott

November 18, 2021 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Public Humanities Hub Okanagan is pleased to host a virtual speaker series, Anti-Racist Thought and Activism in History with Rinaldo Walcott.

Rinaldo Walcott is an Associate Professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and the Director of Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Rinaldo has published On Property: Policing, Prisons and the Call for Abolition and The Long Emancipation: Moving Toward Black Freedom. Rinaldo is also the author of Black Like Who: Writing Black Canada and Queer Returns: Essays on Multiculturalism, Diaspora and Black Studies. He is also the editor of Rude: Contemporary Black Canadian Cultural Criticism.

As an interdisciplinary black studies scholar, Walcott has published in a wide range of venues. His articles have appeared in journals and books, as well as popular venues like newspapers and magazines. He often comments on black cultural life for radio and TV.

Hear Rinaldo speak on the abolition of property. Follow Rinaldo Walcott on Twitter.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This speaker series is organized by Francisco Peña and Jessica Stites Mor, and is supported by the UBC Anti-Racism Initiatives Fund, Office of the Provost; CUNY Grad Center; Kingsborough Community College; King’s College London; Princeton University Advanced Studies Institute; Public Humanities Hub, UBC Okanagan; Historicities Cluster, UBC; UBC Graduate program in Power, Conflict and Ideas; International Solidarity Action and Research Network.


November 18, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Arts and Humanities, Culture and Diversity