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Anti-Black Racism and Language

January 19, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Tuesday January 19, 2021 2:00pm to 3:30pm

,Vershawn Young – In Conversation with Awad Ibrahim​

Vershawn Young is a multi-disciplinary artist, scholar, and teacher who is Professor of Communication Arts and English at the University of Waterloo.  He is author, co-author, or editor of nine books, including Your Average Nigga: Performing Race, Literacy, and Masculinity and the Routledge Reader of African American Rhetoric: The Longue Duree of Black Voices. Join Vershawn in conversation with Awad Ibrahim, Professor Education the University of Ottawa, with special interests in cultural studies, Hip-Hop, youth and Black popular culture, and applied linguistics.

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Co-sponsors: Edmonton Public Library, Thunder Bay Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Vancouver Public Library

This is a free event and no registration is required.

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January 19, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Ryerson Centre for Free Expression
416) 979-5000, ext. 6396
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