The MSVU Black and Indigenous Speaker Series highlights the scholarly work of Black and Indigenous scholars from across Turtle Island. The purpose of this series is to initiate important conversation by inviting Black and Indigenous scholars to share their knowledge, worldviews, and their contributions to their respective academic field.

Stay tuned to hear about our upcoming speakers for Winter 2024!



Nominations for future Black and Indigenous Speaker Series will continue to be accepted.

Speakers nominated for the series should:

  • Identify as Black, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) or Aboriginal.
  • Be an active contributor to an academic discipline or professional field.
  • Affiliated with an academic institution, research institution, or college.

To complete the nomination form, click the following link: Any related questions can be directed to

Previous Black and Indigenous Speaker Series Recordings