Hymn to Freedom

A new and exciting resource for Canadian Black History, a musical montage based on Oscar Peterson's "Hymn to Freedom”. The website for the "Hymn to Freedom project" is now complete and available to be used freely by everyone. The video is a slice of Canadian Black History; relevant 365 days of the year, and central [...]

Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Event

The CCAWR, BrainSTEM Alliance and the Canadian Multicultural Inventors Museum will be hosting a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Day for Black students in the Region of Waterloo on Sunday, March, 7th, 2021. Celebrate. Educate. Advocate. Primary, Middle and Secondary School students will be taught about Black inventors and innovators and will take part in S.T.E.M. activities designed to stimulate interest [...]

Lecture With Author Esi Edugyan and Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site

Join us for a free lecture with award-winning author Esi Edugyan and a virtual visit to Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site The Ontario Heritage Trust presents bestselling author and two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize-winner Esi Edugyan for an exclusive talk on her internationally acclaimed novel Washington Black – touching on the themes of Black heritage, identity, belonging and [...]

2021 Bechtel Lecture will address Blackness, Whiteness, and Anabaptist Racialization

History, identity, faith, and culture. The Bechtel Lectures in Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies provide the opportunity for the community to get together and explore topics related to these four key themes in relation to Mennonites. Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to continue the annual tradition of hosting these presentations in a new virtual format. To support [...]

Lecture With Author Esi Edugyan and Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site

Join us for a free lecture with award-winning author Esi Edugyan and a virtual visit to Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site The Ontario Heritage Trust presents bestselling author and two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize-winner Esi Edugyan for an exclusive talk on her internationally acclaimed novel Washington Black – touching on the themes of Black heritage, identity, belonging and [...]