Black Studies

The Department of Gender Studies is pleased to announce a new BA Minor and General in Black Studies.  Details will be announced soon.

Recent Black Studies news 

 

Imagining Black Studies at Queen's

Gender Matters Speaker Series - Feb 08, 2017

CBC News article about Black Studies programs

Jenna Benchetrit, CBC News - Oct 31, 2021

"I think of this as long work rather than recent work," McKittrick said. "What Black scholars and activists have taught us, over time, is that the Black Canadian experience provides a meaningful window into how we understand liberation, belonging, scholarship, activism and more."

Welcome to Taylor Cenac

Oct 04, 2021

The Department of Gender Studies is pleased to announce Taylor Cenac as the new Black Studies Program and Administrative Assistant.

[CLOSED] Program and Administrative Assistant, Black Studies

Aug 24, 2021

Reporting to the Department Manager, and receiving work direction from the Director of Black Studies, the Program and Administrative Assistant, Black Studies is responsible for the daily administration and operation of the Black Studies undergraduate program (BLCK Studies).

Welcome to Dr. Juliane Okot Bitek

Aug 03, 2021

Black Studies, Gender Studies, and English are delighted to share Juliane Okot Bitek will be joining us as Assistant Professor of Black Creative Writing!

Welcome to Dr. Vanessa Thompson and Dr. Daniel McNeil

Jul 15, 2021

Black Studies is delighted to welcome Dr. Vanessa Thompson and Dr. Daniel McNeil to Queen’s University as Queen’s National Scholars!

[CLOSED] Pre-doctoral Fellowships for Black Studies students

Jun 04, 2021

The Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University is pleased to invite applications for three one-year Pre-Doctoral Fellowships for Black Studies Students.

[CLOSED] Faculty positions in Black Studies

May 04, 2021

Queen’s is advertising a number of faculty positions, in support of Queen’s interdisciplinary Black Studies program and the planned BA Minor/General in Black Studies.

[CLOSED] Faculty position in Black Creative Writing and Cultural Production

Apr 13, 2021

The Departments of English and Gender Studies at Queen’s University invite applications for a Tenure-track or tenured position at an open rank (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor) with specialization in Black Creative Writing and Cultural Production.

Grace Adeniyi-Ogunyankin named Canada Research Chair in Youth and African Urban Futures

Queen's Gazette - Dec 17, 2020

Dr. Adeniyi-Ogunyankin's research involves a comparative study of the impact of contemporary urban transformations on African youth identity, labour practices, psychosocial well-being and future orientation.

Katherine McKittrick inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

May 04, 2020

Queen’s University professor Katherine McKittrick has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as an International Honorary Member in social sciences.

Introduction of a BA Minor/General in Black Studies

Feb 28, 2020

Scholars in the Faculty of Arts and Science are looking forward to developing a new BA Minor/General in Black Studies with a target launch date of fall 2021.