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This talk will be based on some of Rosalind Hampton’s recent research into Black student activism, coalition building, and the belated arrival of Black Studies in Canadian universities.

About the speaker: rosalind hampton, PhD works as Assistant Professor of Black Studies in the Department of Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. Her areas of teaching and supervision are centred on Black radical thought, racialized social relations, Black feminist life writing, and arts and creative practice. As a scholar and activist, Dr. Hampton is especially interested in anticolonial, anti-capitalist solidarities within and beyond academia. She publishes essays, articles, and commentary related to education, cultural studies, and leftist politics, and is the author of Black Racialization and Resistance at an Elite University, published in 2020 with University of Toronto Press (UTP). She is currently working on her second single-author book project (also with UTP), titled Critical-Creative Praxis in Black Studies.

Registration: To register for the event please email Hannah Walters ( or Billy Holzberg ( who will send you the link to the online seminar.