BHM 2018 Schedule of Events

Please note that these events will continue to be updated as more information is made available! Thank you for celebrating Black History Month at McGill and across Montreal!

On this page you will find:

BHM 2018 SEDE & BSN EVENTS

These are the main events that SEDE and BSN are co-organizing for Black History Month 2018 at McGill. They are in collaboration with different partners across McGill and Montreal and take place on and off campus. For information about any of these events, please contact blackhistory.sede [at] mcgill.ca.

BHM 2018 GENERAL MCGILL EVENTS

These are events that are being organized across the McGill campus in celebration of Black History Month. We encourage everyone to check out all of the exciting events students, staff and faculty at McGill have organized! For information about any of these events please contact the organizers directly. To include your event on this list, please email blackhistory.sede [at] mcgill.ca.

BHM 2018 COMMUNITY EVENTS

These are community events happening across Montreal throughout the month of February. The list is a combination of events being organized in celebration of Black History Month as well as events and activities being organized by Black individuals and organizations across Montreal. There is so much magic happening across the city and we want everyone to experience it! For information about any of these events please contact the organizers directly. To include your event on this list, please email blackhistory.sede [at] mcgill.ca

 

 


BHM 2018 SEDE & BSN EVENTS

These are the main events that SEDE and BSN are co-organizing for Black History Month 2018 at McGill. They are in collaboration with different partners across McGill and Montreal and take place on and off campus. For information about any of these events, please contact blackhistory.sede [at] mcgill.ca.

 

Opening Ceremony

Date: Thursday, February 1

Time: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Faculty Club & Conference Centre | 3450 McTavish Street

Learn more here.

*Tickets Required

 

Visages Outremer Photo Exhibit

Date: Monday, February 5 - Friday, February 23

Time: 9 AM - 5 PM

Location: Redpath Museum | 859 Sherbrooke Street West

Learn more here.

 

Student-Led Equity Initiatives at McGill Panel and Exhibit

Date: Wednesday, February 7

Time: 4 PM - 6 PM

Location: William Shatner University Centre (SSMU Building) | 3480 McTavish Street | Room 203 (Lev Bukhman)

Learn more here.

 

McGill Renaissance? Black Professors Speak

Date: Thursday, February 8

Time: 1 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: Faculty of Law | 3644 Peel Street | Old Chancellor Day Hall | Stephen Scott Seminar Room | OCDH 16

Learn more here.

 

Masterclass & Public Lecture with Dr. Moya Bailey

 

Masterclass: Transform(ing) DH Writing and Research: An Autoethnography of Digital Humanities and Feminist Ethics

Date: Friday, February 9

Time: 11 AM - 1 PM

Location: Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) | 3487 Peel St | 2nd Floor

Learn more here.

*Registration Required

 

Public Lecture: #RobinHoodFail: The Limits of Digital Humanities

Date: Friday, February 9

Time: 4 PM - 6 PM

Location: Arts Building | 853 Sherbrooke Street West | Room W 215

Learn more here.

 

Community & Family Day

Date: Sunday, February 11

Time: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Location: La Citadelle Residence |  410 Sherbrooke Street West | 3rd Floor Conference Rooms

Learn more here.

 

SPEAK B(L)ACK Poetry Show & Open Mic

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

NEW Location: William Shatner University Centre (SSMU Building) | 3480 McTavish Street | Room 302

Learn more here.

 

Black Panther Film Screening & Discussion

Date: Thursday, February 15

Time: 6 PM - 10:30 PM

Location: Scotiabank Theatre | 977 St. Catherine Street West

Learn more here.

*Tickets Required

 

Blackness & Disability

Date: Monday, February 19

Time: 2:30 PM - 5 PM

Location: William Shatner University Centre (SSMU Building) | 3480 McTavish Street | Room 203 (Lev Bukhman)

Learn more here.

 

Dr. Malinda Smith at McGill

 

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Equity and Anti-Racism in Uncertain Times

Date: Wednesday, February 21

Time: 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Faculty Club & Conference Centre | 3450 McTavish Street | Ballroom

Learn more here.

*Registration Required

 

Equity Matter in Quebec Universities: A Conversation Between Malinda Smith and Sirma Bilge

Date: Thursday, February 22

Time: 10 AM - 12 PM

Location:  Faculty of Law | 3644 Peel Street | Old Chancellor Day Hall | Stephen Scott Seminar Room | OCDH 16

Learn more here.

 

A Soul Sampler: A Taste of Gospel

Date: Friday, February 23

NEW Time: 7 PM - 10 PM

Location: Newman Centre | 3484 Peel Street

Learn more here.

 

The Politics of Care: Accessing Mental Health Support in Black Communities

Date: Tuesday, February 27

Time: 2 PM - 5 PM

Location: La Citadelle Residence |  410 Sherbrooke Street West | 3rd Floor Conference Room | #303/4

 


BHM 2018 GENERAL MCGILL EVENTS

These are events that are being organized across the McGill campus in celebration of Black History Month. We encourage everyone to check out all of the exciting events students, staff and faculty at McGill have organized! For information about any of these events, please contact the organizers directly. To include your event on this list, please email blackhistory.sede [at] mcgill.ca

 

Desautels African Business Initiative (DABI) 4th Annual Conference

Date: Friday, January 26 - Saturday, January 27

Learn more here.

 

BSN & CKUT Present Blacktalk 2018

Date: Thursday, February 1

Time: 11 AM - 11 PM

Location: On Air (CKUT 90.3 FM)

Learn more here. Listen to the archive here.

 

BSN Coffee Hour

Date: Fridays in February 2, 9, 16, 23

Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: William Shatner University Centre (SSMU Building) | 3480 McTavish Street | Room 415

Learn more here.

 

Growing with Google + Resume Review

Date: Wednesday, February 7

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: McConnell Engineering Building | 3480 University Street | Common Room

Learn more here.

 

AfroParty of the Year

Date: Saturday, February 10

Time: 10 PM - 3 AM

Location: Blueprint Lounge | 1438 Bleury Street

Learn more here.

 

Black Political Engagement: Politics is Your Future!

Date: Tuesday, February 13

Time: 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Location: McGill Faculty of Law | 3660 Peel Street | New Chancellor Day Hall | Room 100 (Moot Court)

Learn more here.

 

BLSAM’s The Glow Up Coffeehouse

Date: Thursday, February 15

Time: 4:30 PM - 8 PM

Location: McGill Faculty of Law | 3660 Peel Street | Atrium

Learn more here.

 

After Your Degree: Panel Discussion

Date: Tuesday, February 20

Time: 6 PM - 8 PM

Location: Frank Dawson Adams Building | 3450 University Street | FDA 5

Learn more here.

 

Aspire: Black Women in Leadership

Date: Thursday, February 22

Time: 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Arts Building | 853 Sherbrooke Street West | Room 260

Learn more here.

 

Soul Food Friday

Date: Friday, February 23

Time: 12 PM - 3 PM

Location: William Shatner University Centre (SSMU Building) | 3480 McTavish Street | Room 202 (Madeleine Parent)

Learn more here.

 

Black History Month ~ Freedom Riders Documentary Screening

Date: February 26

Time: 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM

Location: William Shatner University Centre (SSMU Building) | 3480 McTavish Street | Room B-30

Learn more here.

 

Massimadi 10 ★ Jour 6 ☆☆☆ Vibrancy of Silence ☆☆☆

Date: Tuesday, February 27

Time: 8 PM - 10:30 PM

Location: 3475 Peel Street | Room 101

Learn more here.

 

NSBE Black History Month - Black Legacy Dinner

Date: Wednesday, February 28

Time: 6 PM - 9 PM

Location: McConnell Engineering Building | 3480 University Street | Common Room

Learn more here.

 


BHM 2018 COMMUNITY EVENTS

These are community events happening across Montreal throughout the month of February. The list is a combination of events being organized in celebration of Black History Month as well as events and activities being organized by Black individuals and organizations across Montreal. There is so much magic happening across the city and we want everyone to experience it! For information about any of these events please contact the organizers directly. To include your event on this list, please email blackhistory.sede [at] mcgill.ca

 

From the Archives to the Everyday: Caribbean Visualities and Meanings

Date: Thursday, February 1  - Wednesday, February 28

Time: All Day

Location: Concordia University | 1400 de Maisonneuve West Boulevard | J.W. McConnell Building | Webster Library | 2nd Floor 

Learn more here.

 

Vernissage: Symboles de Résistance / Symbols of Resistance

Date: Thursday, February 1

Time: 6 PM - 9 PM

Location: Galerie Mile-End | 5345 Park Avenue

Learn more here.

 

Father & Son Dueling Pianos - Eddie & Quincy Bullen

Date: Saturday, February 3

Time: 7 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Concordia University | 7141 Sherbrooke Street West | Oscar Peterson Concert Hall

Learn more here.

 

Black Liberation Sundays (African Excellence 2018)

Date: Sundays in February 4, 11, 18, 25

Time: 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Location: Resonance Café | 5175A Park Avenue

Learn more here.

 

Rap Battles for Representation / pour la représentation!

Date: Tuesday, February 6

Time: 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Location: Artgang Plaza | 6524 St. Hubert Street

Learn more here.

 

C E L L S: a community conversation

Date: Thursday, February 8

Time: 5 PM - 7 PM

Location: Temps Libre Mile End | 5605 Gaspé Avenue | #106

Learn more here.

 

Black Future Month (Montreal): Screening & Reception

Date: Thursday, February 8

Time: 7 PM - 10 PM

Location: Cinéma Beaubien | 2396 Beaubien Street East

Learn more here.

 

Ninth Floor - Documentary Screening

Date: Friday, February 9

Time: 1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Location: Cinema de Sève | 1400 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West

Learn more here.

 

The BAM series: BLACK CODES

Date: Sunday, February 11

Time: 6 PM - 8 PM

Location: Resonance Café | 5175A Park Avenue

Learn more here.

 

BLACK BOYS | Presented by BTW and Espace Libre in Montreal

Date: Sunday, February 11

Time: 6 PM - 8 PM

Location: BLACK THEATRE WORKSHOP | 3680 Jeanne Mance Street | Suite 432

Learn more here.

 

Jazz, Love & Soul avec Kim Richardson

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Location: Le Balcon Cabaret Music Hall | 463 St. Catherine Street West

Learn more here.

 

Black History Month x VAV x CFS: Trial (1970) Projected in 16mm!

Date: Thursday, February 15

Time: 12 PM - 7 PM

Location: Galerie VAV Gallery | 1395 Réne-Lévesque Boulevard West

Learn more here.

 

BLSACanada National Conference 2018

Date: Thursday, February 15 - Saturday, February 17

Time: 4:30 PM - 8 PM

Location: Omni Mont Royal | 1050 Sherbrooke Street West

Learn more here.

 

MBAA Black History Month Trivia Night 5@7

Date: Thursday, February 15

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Restaurant ZIBO | 1235 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard

Learn more here.

 

The Dropout! Show (#6)

Date: Thursday, February 15

Time: 10:30 PM - 11:55 PM

Location: Comedyworks | 1238 Bishop Street

Learn more here.

 

VAV Talks Back: Visual Identities in Black Contemporary Art

Date: Friday, February 16

Time: 2 PM - 3 PM

Location: Galerie VAV Gallery | 1395 Réne-Lévesque Boulevard West

Learn more here.

 

Black Panther Premiere And Chill

Date: Friday, February 16

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Scotiabank Theatre | 977 St. Catherine Street West

Learn more here.

 

Black Youth Matters

Date: Saturday, February 17

Time: 11 AM - 7 PM

Location: Racines | 4689 Henri-Bourassa Boulevard East

Learn more here.

 

Danielle Murrell Cox presents Black Queens Colouring Book

Date: Saturday, February 17

Time: 12 PM - 4 PM

Location: Chapters Pointe-Claire | 6321 Autoroute Transcanadienne | Suite 141

Learn more here.

 

SJD 2018: Undoing Harm - Surviving White Supremacy in Quebec

Date: Monday, February 19

Time: 6 PM - 8 PM

Location: Centre Culturel Georges-Vanier | 2450 Workman Street

Learn more here.

 

Black Tribute - Hommage au Mois de l'histoire des noirs

Date: Thursday, February 22

Time: 10 PM - 1 AM

Location: Cabaret Mado | 1115 St. Catherine Street East

Learn more here.

 

Hi, bonjour! une introduction à "oui, et … aussi"

Date: Thursday, February 22

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: SBC galerie d'art contemporain - Gallery of Contemporary Art | 372 St. Catherine Street West | Suite 507

Learn more here.

 

Massimadi 10 ★

Date: February 22 - March 3

Time: Varies

Location: Varies

Learn more here.

 

Black Future III - CYBER, We Stole the Show, Big Sissy, Simon 16

Date: Saturday, February 24

Time: 9 PM - 12 AM

Location: Bar Le Ritz PDB | 179 Jean-Talon Street West

Learn more here.

 

Crowning: A Celebration of Black History

Date: Wednesday, February 28

Time: 6 PM - 8 PM

Location: Galerie Mile-End | 5345 Park Avenue

Learn more here.

 

BTW's Rendez-Vous with Home by Djennie Laguerre

Date: Tuesday, March 6 - Sunday, March 11

Time: 7 PM - 9 PM (3 PM - 5 PM on Sunday, March 11)

Location: MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) | 3680 Jeanne Mance Street

Learn more here.