This issue is from submissions of Spring 2021's HIST421 students in the 'B[l]ack to the Future: Black Settlements in Canada for the 2020s and Beyond' course.
As a senior-level course, students were encouraged to undergird their work in independent and collective learning, followed by the public sharing of their journal articles.
Students were tasked with taking on an individual topic (article) to create a collective idea (journal volume) to 'imagine' a possible (plausible) Black Settlement in Canada. Students critically engaged with historical, contemporary, and futurist topics needed to address this possibility.
The Sankofa Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that supports the amplification of subaltern and marginalized voices at the University of Waterloo. The journal encourages submissions from all University of Waterloo communities (staff, faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students) from across all faculties and disciplines. Sankofa encourages us to 'look back' to 'move forward' by challenging traditional and eurocentric ideals of scholarship. We seek interdisciplinary works (original content that is rooted with-in and with-out the academe) that are rooted in praxis.