"Claiming the Promise: a retrospective on African Canadian history and a call for new research"
The fifth and final Promised Land Project public symposium will be held in Chatham-Kent, June 14-16, 2012. Lawrence Hill will give the keynote address at the Capitol Theatre in Chatham, Friday June 15. The symposium features research presentations from several Huron graduates and research assistants who have worked on the SSHRC-funded project at Huron, 2007-2012, and a paper on the work of Lawrence Hill presented by Dr. Neil Brooks of Huron's Department of English.
More information on the event schedule can be found at the symposium website http://promisedland2012.inck.ca/
The Promised Land Project is a five-year Community University Research Alliance focused on black history in Chatham-Kent.Contact: Nina Reid-Maroney, Associate Professor, History, and Promised Land co-investigator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 519-438-7224, ext. 358