Canada Program Special Event - Workshop


Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 9:00am to 5:00pm


CGIS Knafel Building, Room K354, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge


Pluralism in a Historical Context: Challenges and Opportunities in North America


Pluralism's Imperialism: Legality Difference on Turtle Island
Aaron Mills, Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Constitutionalism and Philosophy McGill University

African Americans and Racial Incorporation: Preindustrial Urban Roots
Joe Trotter, Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice, History Department, Carnegie Mellon University

“He Couldn’t Have A Life:” State Violence as Slow Violence in the Post-Civil-Rights Era
Adriane Lentz-Smith, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of History, Duke University

Black Women, Internationalism, and Afro-Asian Solidarity in the 1930s
Keisha N. Blain, Associate Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh
President of the African American Intellectual History Society

Keynote Lecture: Earl Lewis, Professor of History and Director of the Center for Social Solutions, University of Michigan, and  Former President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

From Pluralism to the Clash of Civilizations: Re-racializing Global Disorder and Reframing Immigration at the End of the Cold War
Penny Von Eschen, William R. Kennan Jr. Professor of American Studies and Professor of History, University of Virginia

Language, Race, and Nation: Haitian Immigration and Quebec in the 1970s
Sean Mills, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Canadian and Transnational History, University of Toronto

Chair: Wendell Adjetey, William Lyon Mackenzie King Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-2019), WCFIA Canada Program, and Assistant Professor, Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University

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