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Campus activities

February 2 to February 28

uOttawa is proud to celebrate Black History Month, with events ranging from an Afro Caribbean Brunch to a Black Excellence Gala and everything in between! Check out what other events are offered on campus to celebrate Black accomplishments in film, cuisine and culture.

uOttawa film screening

February 8

The film shares the powerful story of Mary Two-Axe Earley, who fought for more than two decades to challenge sex discrimination against First Nations women embedded in Canada’s Indian Act and became a key figure in Canada’s women’s rights movement.

Faculty of Social Sciences | CIPS

February 13

This lecture examines key, competing facets of Canadian and American manifestations of racism. Across time and space, this research asks: where is home for those of African descent, and is belonging within the confines of the nation-state either possible or desirable?

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