Charmaine's News

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
"Prof Teaching Harvard Students about Slavery in Canada," Share, 15 February, vol. 40,
no. 45
Article

Monday, February 12th, 2018
"What does Art History Reveal about Racism Today?" Road to 200, McGill Alumni
Video and Article

Monday, February 5th, 2018
"Thinking Beyond Black History Month," Connecting with Society, Social Science and Humanities Research council of Canada
Article

FebruarY 2018
"Should a University bear the name of a Slave Owner?" Blog Voice, HuffPost 
Video

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
"Scholar shares ads displaying slavery as part of Nova Scotia's grim past," The Chronicle Herald
Article

Sunday, December 10th, 2017
The Sunday Edition, with Michael Enright - CBC Radio, "A Little-Told History of Canadians as Slave Owners, not just slave rescuers"

Article

Audio recording

Fall 2017
"A Unique Record of Slavery," McGill News: Alumni Magazine
http://mcgillnews.mcgill.ca/s/1762/news/interior.aspx?sid=1762&gid=2&pgid=1855

Friday, October 27, 2017
"Episode 3: The Secret Life of Birchtown," The Secret Life of Canada
https://passport2017.ca/articles/episode-3-secret-life-birchtown

Thursday, October 26th, 2017
"Speaker provides chilling reminder of Canadian Slave History," The Brock News
https://brocku.ca/brock-news/2017/10/speaker-provides-chilling-reminder-of-canadian-slave-history/

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
"Slavery in Canada," The Natasha Hall Show, CJAD 800 AM News - Talk Radio

Audio recording

Thursday, September 14, 2017
"15 Professors of the Year 2017," The Harvard Crimson
http://www.thecrimson.com/topic/15-interesting-professors-2017/

http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2017/9/14/fifteen-professors-2017-charmaine-nelson/

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
"Harvard research on Nova Scotia slavery ads aims to broaden understanding of history," CBC News Nova Scotia
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/harvard-research-slavery-ads-newspapers-nova-scotia-1.4287485?cmp=rss

Audio Recording

Thursday, September 7, 2017
News in Brief: "Unearthing the Visual Culture of Canadian Slavery," Canadian Art
http://canadianart.ca/news/news-in-brief-unearthing-the-visual-culture-of-canadian-slavery/

Monday, September 4, 2017
"McGill Professor introducing Canada's Slave History at Harvard," The Montreal Gazette
http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/mcgill-professor-introducing-canadas-slave-history-at-harvard

Friday, September 1, 2017
"Undergrads at Harvard will study Canadian Slave History this fall thanks to a professor from McGill," University Affairs
http://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/undergrads-harvard-will-study-canadian-slave-history-fall-thanks-professor-mcgill/

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
"Bay Removes Jefferson David Plaque," CTV News Channel
https://www.facebook.com/CTVNewsChannel/videos/1517890241605635/

Friday, July 21, 2017
"The Canadian Narrative about Slavery is Wrong," The Walrus
https://thewalrus.ca/the-canadian-narrative-about-slavery-is-wrong/

July 2017
Charmaine Nelson, Up Close: Young Black Women Making Canada Better, CBC Radio
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/upclose/charmaine-nelson-1.4180766

Tuesday to Saturday, 13-17 June 2017
Collegium for African American Research (CAAR), Diasporic Encounters, Subjectivities in Transit: Race, Gender, Religion, and Sexualities in the African Diaspora; The University of Málaga, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Málaga, Spain
Conference Paper: “Unfree (Im)mobility: Reading Travel as Resistance in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Fugitive Slave Advertisements of Nova Scotia and Quebec” 
conference website
conference program

Monday, 24 April 2017
Book Review: Charmaine A. Nelson, "Slavery, Geography, and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica," London and New York: Routledge/Taylor Francis, 2016. 416 pp., 16 colour plates, 26 b/w illus. Cloth $149.9, ISBN: 9781409468912; reviewed by Renée Ater http://www.racar-racar.com/r_ater_nelson_2017.html

Tuesday, 30 May 2017
"Charmaine Nelson to bring Black Canadian History to Harvard," McGill Reporter
http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2017/05/charmaine-nelson-to-bring-black-canadian-history-to-harvard/

Thursday, 25 May, 2017
"Charmaine Nelson to bring Black Canadian History to Harvard," McGill - Arts News
https://www.mcgill.ca/arts/node/6317

Wednesday, 10 May, 2017
"Making Visible Black Bodies: An Interview with Dr. Charmaine A. Nelson," Articulation Magazine
http://www.articulationmagazine.com/index.php/2017/05/10/making-visible-black-bodies-an-interview-with-dr-charmaine-a-nelson/

Sunday, 2 April 2017
"How Can Men Support Women Under the Trump Administration," POPSUGAR
https://www.popsugar.com/news/How-Can-Men-Support-Women-Allies-43356715

Thursday, 16 February 2017
"Racism in Canadian Policing and Society," The Leslie Roberts Show, CJAD Talk Radio
http://www.iheartradio.ca/cjad?autoplay=1.2407486

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
"Roundtable: Cash's Bundle: Fugitive Slave Advertisements, Clothing, and Self-Care," The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History
https://earlyamericanists.com/2017/02/14/roundtable-cashs-bundle-fugitive-slave-advertisements-clothing-and-self-care/

Monday, 13 February 2017: 6:30pm
"The Untold Story of Slavey in Canada and Montreal," Roundtable Discussion, McGill University, Law Faculty, Moot Court, 3644 Peel Street, Montreal (entrance free)
http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2017/02/the-untold-story-of-slavery-in-canada-and-montreal/

Thursday, 9 February 2017
Jeff Tuxworth Interview with Prof. Charmaine A. Nelson, Vibe 105 FM
https://soundcloud.com/vibetalks/jeff-tuxworth-interviews-dr-charmaine-nelson

Monday, 29 February 2016
"Canadian Fugitive Slave Advertisements: An Untapped Archive of Resistance," Borealia: A Group Blog on Canadian History
http://earlycanadianhistory.ca/2016/02/29/canadian-fugitive-slave-advertisements-an-untapped-archive-of-resistance/

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
"The Tommy Schnurmacher Show," CJAD 800 AM News - Talk Radio
https://soundcloud.com/tommy-schnurmacher-show/the-uncomfortable-history-of-slavery-in-canada-february-16-2016

Thursday, 11 February 2016
"A Lifetime in Academia: These Six Alumni are making Great Strides in their University Careers," Concordia University Magazine
http://www.concordia.ca/content/shared/en/news/offices/vpdersg/aar/2016/02/10/a-lifetime-in-academia.html

Wednesday, 27 January 2016
"Free City Radio," CKUT Radio
https://soundcloud.com/freecityradio/interview-charmaine-nelson-on-the-ways-art-history-points-to-canadas-deep-relationship-to-slavery

Tuesday, 26 January 2016
"The Tommy Schnurmacher Show," CJAD 800 AM News - Talk Radio
https://soundcloud.com/tommy-schnurmacher-show/racial-profiling-panel-january-26-2016

Wednesday, 12 August 2015
"Should the 'N-Word' be removed from Quebec place names?," CTV Montreal
http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.2514542

Friday, 1 May 2015
Charmaine Nelson appointed as 2015-17 Fellow in McGill's Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas
http://iplai.ca/who-we-are/staff-student-faculty/faculty-fellows/

Monday, 9 March 2015
"Why Black Painter Grafton T. Brown was Lost to Canadian Art History," Q - Arts, Music, Culture, Entertainment, CBC Radio
http://www.cbc.ca/radio_template_2012/audiopop.html?autoPlay=true&clipIds=2657960080

Monday, 23 February 2015
Maya Johnson, "Special Report: Examining the Blackface Debate," CTV Montreal
http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.2247714

Saturday, 21 February 2015
T'Cha Dunlevy, "Blackface in Quebec: Intent vs. Offense," Montreal Gazette
http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/blackface-in-quebec-intent-vs-offence

Tuesday, 20 Janauary 2015
Candy Palmater, "Minstrelsy in Canada and Rideau Vert Incident," Q - Arts, Music, Culture, Entertainment, CBC Radio
http://www.cbc.ca/q/popupaudio.html?clipIds=2648959363

Tuesday, 14 January 2015
Shawn Apel, "Rideau Vert Minstrelsy Incident," CBC Radio Noon
http://www.cbc.ca/video/player.html?clipid=2647902481&position=241348&site=cbc.news.ca

Thursday, 4 December 2014
"The Tommy Schnurmacher Show," CJAD 800 AM News - Talk Radio
https://soundcloud.com/tommy-schnurmacher-show/what-is-happening-with-how-blacks-are-treating-the-black-community-in-the-usa-december-5-2014

Monday, 27 October 2014
"The Tommy Schnurmacher Show," CJAD 800 AM News - Talk- Radio
https://soundcloud.com/tommy-schnurmacher-show/mcgill-professor-charmaine-nelson-on-the-issues-of-race-and-universities-october-27-2014

Monday, 15 September 2014
Raffy Boudjikanian, "Facebook User Page Accused of Racism Removed after CBC Inquiry," CBC News Montreal Special Report
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/facebook-user-page-accused-of-racism-removed-after-cbc-inquiry-1.2765946

Friday, 12 September 2014
Egbert Gaye, "Interested in Race and Representation," Community Contact Montreal, Life and Style
http://www.montrealcommunitycontact.com/life-style/1304-interested-in-race-and-representation

Saturday, 15 March 2014
Netta Kornberg, "#WhiteHistoryMonth: Canada's Art History," Africa is a Country
http://africasacountry.com/whitehistorymonth-canadas-art-history/

Monday, 10 February 2014
Takara Small, "Canada's Secret Slave-Owning Past Revealed," Metro New Canada

http://metronews.ca/voices/mom-and-pop-shops/935648/canadian-secret-slave-past/

Saturday, 8 February 2014
Shari Okeke, "Montreal Laureatesof Black History Month," CBC Montreal, Parts I and II
http://www.cbc.ca/allinaweekend/event/2014/02/08/montreal-laureates-of-black-history-month/

Friday, 7 February 2014
Aphrodite Salas, "Montreal's Slave History," CTV News Montreal
http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=289080

Tuesday, 4 February 2014
Video by Marie-France Coallier, "Quebec's History of Slavery," Ottawa Citizen
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Video+Quebec+history+slavery/9456416/story.html

Tuesday, 4 February 2014
Lynn Desjardins, "Painting Speaks of Black Slavery In Canada," Radio Canada International
http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2014/02/04/painting-speaks-of-black-slavery-in-canada/

Saturday, 1 February 2014
Marian Scott, "Painting offers Glimps into Canada's Slave-owning Past,"  The Montreal Gazette
Video by Marie-France Coallier

http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Painting+offers+glimpse+into+Canada+slave+owning+past/9456323/story.html

FeBruary 2014
Black History Month Round Table
Charmaine Nelson named as 2014 Laureate
http://moishistoiredesnoirs.com/index.php/en/laureats/laureats/item/64-charmaine-nelson

Saturday, November 16, 2013: 5:00pm
CBC Radio One, Cinq a Six
Interview with Jeanette Kelly regarding Resurgence of Blackface in Canada
http://www.cbc.ca/cinqasix/

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
CBC News Manitoba
"Winnipeg Nightclub Blasted for Blackface Photo"
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/winnipeg-nightclub-blasted-for-blackface-photo-1.2255492

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 9:10am (Central Time)
CBC Radio Morning, Winnipeg (990AM or 89.3FM)
Interview with Marcy Markusa
Blackface Incident in Winnipeg
http://www.cbc.ca/inforadio/

Sunday to Thursday, October 6-10, 2013
XXXVII Coloquio Internacional de historia del Arte
Estetica del Paisaje en las Americas
Mesa 1: CONSTRUCCION DEL PAISAJE: PERSPECTIVAS ALTERNAS, FENOMENOLOGIAS EXPERIMENTALES
9:00 am to 10:20am: Charmaine Nelson present on : "Oh Canada!: Re-Claiming Slavery and Imperialism in Montreal Landscapes"

Watch Live: http://www.ago.net/international-colloquium-for-art-history

Friday, October 4, 2011 (CFRA 580 News Talk Radio Ottawa)
Interviewed Regarding: Racism in Canada
By: Michael Harris
http://embed.prostopleer.com/track?id=5179475cI4S

Saturday, September 21, 2011
Canadian University Press
Interviewed Regarding: “Student to File complaint with Quebec Human Rights Commission over Frosh blackface incident”
By: Sarah Deshaies
http://thelinknewspaper.ca/article/1752

Friday, September 20, 2011
The Link, Concordia’s independent Newspaper since 1980 (Montreal)
Interviewed Regarding: “Racial Tension Builds: HEC Students Caught in blackface on Campus”
By: Jacob Roberts
http://cupwire.ca/articles/47455