More Than A Literary Festival

Michael A. Bucknor

Michael A. Bucknor

Michael A. Bucknor

Professor, University of Alberta

Michael A. Bucknor is Professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Black Global Studies at the University of Alberta. Formerly, he was Chair of the Department of Literatures in English and Public Orator at the Mona Campus, UWI. He was awarded the 2018 and 2020 UWI Principal’s Award for Best Research Article, and the 2019 Institute of Jamaica’s Gold Musgrave Medal for Eminence in the field of Literature. He currently serves on the editorial boards of several journals and is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of West Indian Literature. He carries out research on the African Diaspora, Austin Clarke, Caribbean-Canadian writing, Black Canadian cultural production, postcolonial literatures and theory, masculinities, sexualities, and popular culture.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Fire Station, NALIS

Take Two

In this cross-genre session, Canisia Lubrin (Code Noir) and Nicole Sealey (The Ferguson Report) read from their searing books about history, race, and justice, writing from and back to formal archives, in conversation with Michael A. Bucknor.

In this cross-genre session, Canisia Lubrin (Code Noir) and Nicole Sealey (The Ferguson Report) read from their searing books about history, race, and justice, writing from and back to formal archives, in conversation with Michael A. Bucknor.

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