HIS265Y1: Black Canadian History

Hours

48L/20T

This course explores the historical experiences of persons of African descent in Canada. We begin by examining the presense of free and enslaved Africans in New France and British North America move into twentieth century themes exploring Black liberation, immigration and resistance in Canada. The course brings into sharp focus the historical production of racial categories and racist thought and practice in Canada and examines the experiences of Black Canadians within the context of ‘multiculturalism.’

Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)