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Brock Talks: The Impact of Working with Local Community Organizations

Brock Talks: The Impact of Working with Local Community Organizations In-Person

Join SCPL and Brock University each month for an engaging and often revelatory dive into history, culture, or the arts. Each month features a different lecture from a Brock University professor.

In his Brock Talk, Dr. Jean Ntakirutimana will discuss the collaborative work he has been doing for many years with local community organizations, mostly with members of Black diaspora and francophone communities. Through that collaboration which covers several areas, Dr. Ntakirutimana has come to understand that community partners are brimming with a wealth of talents and knowledge, always available to anybody willing to listen and learn. During his presentation, he will share ways in which, thanks to the profuse generosity of community groups in terms of knowledge mobilization, he has been tapping into that type of knowledge to enrich his teaching and research at Brock university. 


Dr. Jean Ntakirutimana is a linguist and a language professor in the department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Brock University. One of the founding members or the Brock African Heritage Recognition committee (BAHRC), member of PACHRED and an SJRI affiliate, Jean is also a member of several national and international scholarly associations. He is actively involved in community organizations, focusing mostly on educational and social justice matters, at Brock and in the broad community, more particularly with members of afro descendant groups and francophone minorities. 

This event has been co-organized by the Humanities Research Institute and The Centre for Canadian Studies.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Mills Room
Central Library
  Arts & Culture  

Registration is required. There are 60 seats available.

Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.

By registering for a program or attending a drop-in program provided by St. Catharines Public Library, participants agree to abide by the programming waiver.

Today's Hours

Time Zone: Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)

6:30pm - 7:30pm.
1:00pm - 2:30pm, Program Room, Merritt Branch.