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8th Annual Black History Month Lecture

Dr. Christopher Stuart Taylor

Join the department of historical studies in welcoming Dr. Christopher Stuart Taylor from the University of Waterloo. Dr. Taylor will present his talk entitled “Roots & Routes: Blackness Beyond May, 25, 2020”.

Feb. 27, 2024 - 7 p.m. AST

  • UNB Fredericton Campus: Provincial Archives, 23 Dineen Dr.

Christopher Stuart Taylor is associate vice-president of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Anti-Racism (EDI-R) at the University of Waterloo. He is also an assistant professor in the department of history, an author and public servant. Dr. Taylor completed his PhD at Western University (Canada) in history and migration & ethnic relations (MER).

Dr. Taylor began his Ontario Public Service (OPS) career as a policy coordinator intern in the deputy minister's office at the Ministry of Labour. He was the diversity and inclusion coordinator in the Ministry of the Attorney General's Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility office, a senior policy advisor at Ontario's Anti-Racism Directorate and manager of social justice & change cluster at the Ontario Correctional Services College.

His book, Flying Fish in the Great White North: The Autonomous Migration of Black Barbadians, is available from Fernwood Publishing.

Dr. Taylor is a proud founding member of the University of Waterloo’s Black Faculty Collective (BFC).