Past Speakers

Kennedy Lecture 2020 Poster


Dr. Afua Cooper

Killam Research Chair, Professor & Author

February 4, 2022

Race, the Canadian University, and Black Activism: The Sir George Williams University Computer Affair, Montreal.

Dr. Afua Cooper is a multidisciplinary scholar, author, and artist. She serves as the Canadian Representative for UNESCO’s International Scientific Committee Slave Route Project and is a faculty member of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Dalhousie University, where she also holds a Killam Research Chair. Read her groundbreaking book The Hanging of Angelique: The Untold Story of Slavery in Canada and the Burning of Old Montreal.  


Watch the recording of Dr. Afua Cooper's Lecture here