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FGS presents “Why Black History (Month) Matters” — A Virtual Panel Discussion!

The Faculty of Graduate Studies invites all students, postdocs, faculty, staff and alumni to attend our webinar entitled “Why Black History (Month) Matters” on Tuesday, Feb. 22 from noon to 1:15 p.m.

As we honour and celebrate Black History Month, there is importance in continuing the conversation around Black history, cultural and lived experiences.

Our moderator for this event is Thomas Loebel, Dean & Associate Vice-President Graduate. The panel is made up of current Black faculty members and graduate scholars, which include:

  • Muna-Udbi Ali, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change
  • Michele A. Johnson, Associate Dean Students & Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
  • Emmanuel Frimpong, Doctoral Scholar in Political Science
  • Océane Nyela, Doctoral Scholar in Communication & Culture
  • Rossini Sandjong, Master’s Scholar in Public and International Affairs

This is a free event, however registration is required.

To register, visit

Have any questions? Please contact our Graduate Communications Manager, Anesa Albert at

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Feb 22 2022


12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


Zoom Webinar


Faculty of Graduate Studies
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