Black History Month aims to celebrate and center Blackness throughout the history, the present, and the future of McGill and beyond.
Black History Month 2023
Join us to celebrate important achievements of Black people in our community and around the world at our sixth annual Black History Month at McGill.
Keynote Speaker: Rinaldo Walcott
Rinaldo Walcott is a Professor and the Carl V. Granger Chair in Africana and American Studies at the University of Buffalo (SUNY). His teaching and research are in the area of Black diaspora cultural studies and postcolonial studies with an emphasis on questions of sexuality, gender, nation, citizenship, and multi-culturalism.
A Conversation on Blackness and Disability with Dr. Sami Schalk
Dr. Sami Schalk (she/her) is an associate professor of Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her academic work focuses on race, disability, and gender in contemporary American literature and culture. The event will be online and in-person on February 27th at Ausgang Plaza.
McGill Black Community Gathering
On Thursday, February 23rd from 12 PM - 3 PM all Black community members are invited to join us for lunch and an opportunity to celebrate and create community. Lunch will be catered by Soleil d'Afrique and DJ ASMA will be bringing the tunes. Librairie Racines will also be selling books by Black authors.
McGill Community Events
Learn about and register for events organized by student organizations, clubs, faculties and departments at McGill. Events range from panel discussions, to workshops, to social gatherings and more, so there's something for everyone!