Seeing Themselves: Race, Education, and Black Life in Canada, with Funké Aladejebi

On 4 November 2020, Dr. Funké Aladejebi presented a paper for our Racialized Peoples and Democracy Speaker Series titled Seeing Themselves: Race, Education and Black Life in Canada

Dr. Funké Aladejebi is a professor of history at the University of Toronto. She specializes in twentieth century Black Canadian history, with a focus on oral history, the history of education in Canada, Black Canadian women’s history, and transnationalism. Her forthcoming book titled Schooling the System: A History of Black Women Teachers – which will be published with the Wilson Institute’s series at McGill-Queen’s University Press – explores the importance of Black Canadian women in sustaining their communities and preserving a distinct Black identity within restrictive gender and racial barriers.

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