Academic Units


African Canadian Art History: The Vanguard 
*this project was created by Professor Charmaine A. Nelson and her valiant Undergraduate Students at McGill University in their fourth year undergraduate seminar
"Introduction to African Canadian Art History" (ARTH 411B Winter 2019)


Animation, Film, Images, Popular Media

Arts and Cultural Institutions


Arts and News Media


Black Artists

Community Organizations and Resources

Contemporary Art and Cultural Producers


Libraries, Archives and Research Collections


Programs of Study

Research Chairs

Teaching Tools

 Other Resources

McGill University Archives

Montreal, Canada (April 4, 2007)
Ebony Roots: Bi-Centenary Symposium
Organizer:  Prof. Charmaine Nelson
*planning, organizational, development and correspondence files
*video recording of panel
Panelists: Afua Cooper, Julie Crooks, Charmaine Nelson, and Barrington Walker

Montreal, Canada (February 4-5, 2005)
Ebony Roots, Northern Soil: Perspectives on Blackness in Canada
Organizer: Prof. Charmaine Nelson
*planning, organizational, development and correspondence files
*video recordings of five, 90 minute round table discussions

Panel 1: Visual Culture and Institutions: David Austin, Richard Fung, Melinda Mollineaux, Robert Holland Murray, Gaetane Verna
Panel 2: Popular Culture: Monika Kin Gagnon, Clifton Joseph, Malik Shaheed, David “Sudz” Sutherland,  Rinaldo Walcott
Panel 3: Racism and Institutions: Adelle Blackett, George Sefa Dei, David Divine, Maxwell Nelson, Anthony Stewart
Panel 4: Nation, Politics and Belonging: Gamal Abdel-Shehid, Cecil Foster, Awad Ibrahim, Camille Nelson, Jean Muteba Rahier
Panel 5: Cultural Production, Media and Representation: Ivan Berry, George Elliot Clark, Byron Pert, Dolores Sandoval, Mahalia Verna


Temporary Resources

Related Associations

Transatlantic Slavery