Black History Month 2022: Opening Ceremony Diversity within Psychology with Keynote Speaker Prof. James Jones

Join us for the celebration of Black History Month at McGill on Tuesday, February 1st 2021 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. 

This Opening Ceremony will launch the sixth annual Black History Month at McGill University. Black History Month 2022 will be an opportunity to reconnect, celebrate research and Black community’s contributions to science and research.  The evening will feature a keynote address Dr. James Jones, the Trustees' Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Black American Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Diversity at the University of Delaware and a steel pan performance by Upköng Etang.

Please RSVP at your earliest convenience for the Opening Ceremony by registering below. You will then receive a confirmation email with the link to register to and access the Zoom event. Please ensure you register through both in order to access the direct Zoom meeting link. For any questions or accommodation requests, please contact shondra.mings [at] We look forward to seeing you there and celebrating Black history together!

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