Upcoming Speaking Events
scholarly talks 2020:
Keynote lecture with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. Centre for Integrative Anti-Racism’s (CIARS) 2020 Decolonizing Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, November 4-6.
“Collectivized responsibility: On state violence, Black life, and imagining otherwise.” Keynote Address. National Conference on Critical Perspectives in Criminology and Social Justice (NCCP), Quebec City, QC, June 18-19.
Keynote lecture. Society for Socialist Studies. Congress for the Social Sciences and the Humanities, Western University, London, ON, June 1.
Invited panelist. Imperial Intimacies: a Conference on Hazel Carby at Yale University.Yale University, New Haven, CT. April 24-25.
The Shirley E. Greenberg Speaker Series,University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, March 26.
Keynote Address. Labour and the Canadian Carceral State. Brock University, ON, March 14–15.
“Policing Black Lives”, Birbeck, University of London, Centre for Research on Race and Law, London, UK. March 6.
“Black liberation and the climate crisis.” Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS, February 6.
“Beyond inclusion: Black liberation otherwise.” Invited speaker. Ottawa, ON. Algonquin College. February 5.
community lectures 2020;
“Afrofuturism and the Black radical tradition”, Alterworlds: Black Utopia and the Age of Acceleration, New York Lives Arts, New York, May 16.
“NoirEs sour surveillances”, Festival Atlantides, Nantes, France, March 7, 8.
“Policing Black Lives: Lecture with author Robyn Maynard”, Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, NWT, January 17.
January 10, Toronto, ON – An evening with author Robyn Maynard (SOLD OUT), A Different Booklist
January 24, Fredericton, NB – Keynote, President’s Speakers Series, Mount Allison
February 8, Hamilton, ON – “Blackness in Academia”, Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion
February 21, Montreal, QC – Black History Month, Keynote speaker, Concordia University
February 22, Montreal, QC – Mois d’histoire noire, panelist
March 8, Abbotsford, BC – University of the Fraser Valley
March 10, Vancouver, BC – Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival, Panelist
March 12, Vancouver, BC – “Abolition, the law, and Black liberation”.Keynote. Centre for Feminist Legal Studies Lecture, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
April 14, New York, NY – Invited lecture, “Resisting Gendered State Violence Across Turtle Island: Cross-Border Solidarity Against Anti-Blackness, a conversation with Robyn Maynard“, Barnard College
- for past book-related events, see book events