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National Black Graduate Network

The National Black Graduate Network (NBGN) is an initiative to promote communication and collaboration among Black graduate students and students of Black Studies in Canada.

About the NBGN

a network rooted in collaboration

The NBGN is run by and for graduate students to support academic networking, collaboration and research exchange among a new generation of scholars shaping the futures of Black Studies in Canada.

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news and ideas from members of our network

by marcus singleton The NBGN is super excited to have Dr. Andrea Davis as our guest for tomorrow’s Chill & Chat. Having Dr. Davis as our guest speaker motivated the NBGN leadership team to go back and rewatch her talk at the 2020 UBC Provost’s Speaker Series on Systemic Racism where the topic was about the potential for Black studies programs in Canada. During this talk, Dr. Davis gave a phenomenal snapshot of Black Studies history and origins. In ...

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Message Board

reach out to fellow members of the NBGN community

The NBGN Message Board is a members-only space where we can share ideas and resources, engage in dialogue and build a mutually supportive online community.

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theses and dissertations

A repository for master’s theses and doctoral dissertations by BCSA and NBGN members. NBGN members can enter information about their thesis and upload pdfs, website administrators will approve final postings.