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Preserving Black History and Culture in Canadian Museums

Preserving Black History and Culture in Canadian Museums
7 Hart House Circle, Hart House East Common Room
Time: Feb 25th, 5:30 pm End: Feb 25th, 7:30 pm
Interest Categories: Information, Faculty of, Diaspora/Transnational, Communications, Caribbean, Canada, African
Symposium featuring three panel discussions with experts from a range of institutions

The Museum Studies program at the Faculty of Information is pleased to present, in honour of Black History Month,

Preserving Black History and Culture in Canadian Museums

Three panel discussions with a range of experts from Canadian institutions; question and answer period afterward; reception to follow.

Speakers include:

  • Shannon and Bryan Prince (Buxton National Historic Site & Museum)
  • Dr. Sylvia Forni (Royal Ontario Museum)
  • Dr. Andrea Fatona (OCAD University)
  • Hilary Dawson (Harriet Tubman Institute)
  • Natasha Henry  (Harriet Tubman Institute)
  • Adrienne Shadd (Freelance Researcher)

For further information, please visit the event website at:  http://www.ischool.utoronto.ca/content/black-history-month-preserving-black-history-and-culture-canadian-museums

This event is free and open to the public.  For further information, please contact H. Blair Newby.​


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