CERLAC sponsors an event with The Harriet Tubman Institute:
“The West Indian Domestic Scheme: Racialized Labour, Migration & Gender, 1955-1985”
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Founders Assembly Hall (152 Founders College)
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the launch of “The Scheme” the Harriet Tubman Institute presents:
“The West Indian Domestic Scheme: Racialized Labour, Migration & Gender”
Please join us to welcome the Honourable Jean Augustine (keynote speaker: "Reflecting on The Scheme that Plotted My LIfe's Direction"), Jamaica's Consul General Lloyd Wilks, two panels of distinguished scholars ("Reflections on our Scholarship on The West Indian Domestic Scheme"; "Caribbean and Caribbean-Canadian Women versus the Canadian State"), and a special lunch honouring the pioneering Caribbean who changed the face of Black immigration to Canada.
This workshop is free (lunch and refreshments included) for all attendees.