Performing Diaspora Conference

Historians,

For those who are interested in seeing press photos and reading the press review for this weekend's conference, "Performing Diaspora 2013: The History of Urban Music in Toronto," (a Harriet Tubman Institute event co-sponsored by the History department--a full list of our sponsors found below) that featured prominent musicians Maestro Fresh Wes and Michie Mee, journalist Dalton Higgins, Much Music VJ Master T, and deejays DJ Mel Boogie and DJ X (among others), please see below links:

Gallery: http://www.bad-perm.com/2013/06/gallery-history-of-urban-music-in-toronto-conference/

Short write-up:
http://www.bad-perm.com/2013/06/history-of-urban-music-in-toronto-conference/

Many thanks to those who came out to support our event! More details will follow
in future regarding the archival footage of the day's events.

Sponsors in addition to the Tubman Institute & History Department:
The York University Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
The York University Faculty of Graduate Studies
The York University Faculty of Fine Arts
The York University Department of Music
The City Institute at York University (CITY)
The York University Department of Social Science
The York University Department of Humanities
The Graduate History Student Association (GHSA)
The York Graduate Student Association (GSA)
The Journal of Left History
The York University Undergraduate History Student Association (UHSA)

Best Wishes,
The Performing Diaspora Organizing Committee
Francesca D'Amico, Funke Aladejebi, Katie Bausch & Amanda Girgis