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The Gray Lecture – When ‘Francophone’ Doesn’t Mean White: Race and Language Politics in Contemporary Quebec

February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Department of History welcomes Emilie Nicolas, columnist for Le Devoir and host of the “Détours” podcast on Canadaland, as its keynote speaker for the upcoming Gray Lecture: When ‘Francophone’ Doesn’t Mean White: Race and Language Politics in Contemporary Quebec.

Emilie is a frequent media commentator, analyst, speaker, educator and consultant on public policy, equity, human rights, international cooperation, race and gender issues. She regularly contributes to CBC’s Power & Politics and CTV’s PowerPlay and has been published in several French and English journals, magazines, and newspapers. Emilie will speak about issues of race, immigration, and anti-Blackness from the Quebec context.

The Gray Lecture is an endowed lectureship in the history department, and is designed to bring a speaker from Quebec to U of T.

For any questions please contact Professor Funké Aladejebi at funke.aladejebi@utoronto.ca. 

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Department of History

Venue

Sidney Smith Hall – SS2098
100 St George St
Toronto, ON M5S 3G3 Canada
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