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Black Perspectives Live at Concordia

A conversation with the SdBI’s Program and Outreach coordinator, Marlihan Lopez

Date & time
Friday, February 19, 2021
3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Annick Maugile Flavien, Marlihan Lopez


This event is free



Join the BPO’s founding coordinator, Annick Maugile Flavien, as she enters in conversation with the Simone de Beauvoir Institute’s (SdBI) Program and Outreach coordinator, Marlihan Lopez, in a discussion around the themes that led Marlihan to her work, her experiences as a Black feminist, the mobilizing work she does around supporting survivors of sexual violence in Montreal North and the impact she hopes to continue to shape at Concordia and beyond.

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Annick Maugile Flavien

Annick Maugile Flavien is a Black community advocate, a Black scholar, the founding coordinator of the Black Perspectives Office (BPO), and a Co-chair on the President's Task Force on Anti-Black Racism at Concordia University. She is a three-time graduate of Concordia and has been working on campus for the last ten years where she had the opportunity to participate in and support grassroots EDI and anti-racist initiatives across campus. She now offers anti-discriminatory consultations, workshops and trainings, and is developing trainings specifically for anti-Black racism at Concordia University. In her creative and academic research, Annick roots herself in communications, ageing studies, migration and geography in order to explore the transmission of intergenerational knowledge and identity for Black communities in Canada with the goal of addressing Black community isolation in Canada and fostering connections across Black Canadian communities.

Marlihan Lopez

Marlihan Lopez is a Black feminist activist and community organizer tackling issues surrounding anti-Black racism, gendered based violence, police violence and its intersections. She is currently co-Vice-President for la Fédération des femmes du Québec and Program and Outreach Coordinator at the Simone de Beauvoir Institute. Her writing has appeared in CBC, Le Devoir, Ricochet, Huffington Post among others. 

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