Blood Drive in Collaboration with Héma-Québec – February 16, 2019 at CÉDA.
The annual Black History Month blood drive is back, in collaboration with Héma-Quebec and in support of the Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation.
Subordinates – February 4 to 9 at CDEx (JR940).
For the fourth consecutive year, the Nigra Iuventa team is organizing a series of Black History Month activities and events, including art exhibits, film screenings and talks.
Protest and Pedagogy: Commemoration of the 50thAnniversary of the Sir George Williams University Computer Center Occupation – January 29 to February 11, 2019.
In 1969, West Indian students at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University) occupied the university’s computer center from January 29 to Feb 11 as part of one of the most important student protests in Canadian history.
The Congress of Black Writers in Montreal: 50 Years Later – February 10 at Maison d’Haïti.
Espace de la diversité, in collaboration with Mémoire d'encrier, Maison d'Haïti, and Protests and Pedagogy, is organizing
Literary Nobel Café: Maryse Condé – February 24 at Montreal’s Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ).
Maryse Condé is the 2018 Nobel laureate for literature and is part of a long line of talented writers from overseas France who’ve enriched French and Francophone literature.
Is "Feminism" an Ideological Import? Making Feminist Sense of #MeToo, Black Lives Matter, and the Quest for Equality & Freedom in the Caribbean and Its Diaspora – February 4 at the Jamaica Association of Montreal (JAM).
Blackout: The Concordia Computer Protests, 50 Years Later – February 1 to 10 at the D.B. Clarke Theatre.
In 1969, students occupied the computer center on the ninth floor of the Hall Building—in what is now Concordia University—to protest the university’s mismanagement of a racism complaint lodged by West Indian students against their biology professor.
Bad Boys Comedy Club Presents: NWAR Is the New Black – February 1, 10 and 17 at Le Terminal.
Bad Boys Comedy Club is proud to introduce its new stand-up special: NWAR Is the New Black.
Writing Our Way to Freedom: The Commemoration of the Congress of Black Writers – February 6, 2019 at the McGill Faculty Club.
In 1968, Black Caribbean university students at McGill and Sir George Williams, along with members of Montreal’s Black community, organized the Congress of Black Writers at McGill.
The Opéra de Montréal presents Champion, a jazz opera – January 26, 29, 31 and February 2 at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier.
Welterweight prizefighting champion Emile Griffith soars to celebrity status yet ends up in solitude after accidentally killing his opponent in the ring.