Studies in National and International Development

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National and International Development

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Title:  Canada is so Polite:
Prisons, Deportation and Policing Blackness in Canada

Date: February 27, 2020
Venue: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D214
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker: El Jones, Mount St. Vincent University

“El Jones is the Black liberation visionary of our time” 
- Robyn Maynard, author of Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present

 

 
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El Jones, Mount St. Vincent University

The former Poet Laureate of Halifax, El Jones is also a journalist, activist, and academic. She holds the Nancy Chair in Women’s Studies at Mount St Vincent University in Halifax. A well-known researcher in the fields of prison justice and anti racism, she has addressed audiences all over Canada.