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Residency Reflections Summer 2014

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A mother and daughter pair teamed up for a three week stay at the Centre in August, 2014.  Their reflections follow. By Malkah Darshana Félicité Uzima McNeilly-Abdulhamid I was in Tobago because my mom, Mosa, was studying with Professor Alexander and she did not want to leave me behind in Canada. She wanted me to

Reflections on “Revelations” Gathering

Revelations with M. Jacqui Alexander

The William Doo Auditorium at the University of Toronto was transformed on the evening of March 23, 2012 from about seven to midnight as we descended, many unknowingly, into the hold of a ship of the kind that would have taken millions captive from the African continent over the course of five centuries.  The evening,

The Tobago Centre at the Lost Lyrics’ Alternative Education Conference

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The following article is reposted with permission from the Sway Magazine blog Lost Lyrics hosts alternative education conference 7 June 2012 By Tendisai Cromwell This past weekend, the alternative education initiative Lost Lyrics hosted the conference The Roots of the Rose which marked their five-year anniversary. On Saturday June 2, Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre