Drawing on his award-winning book, Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal as a point of departure, this wide-ranging conversation will touch a number of subjects related to politics, race, security, prisons, incarceration and human freedom. The conversation will be facilitated by CBC’s Adrian Harewood.

About David Austin:  David Austin is the author Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal, winner of the 2014 Casa de las Americas Prize for literature in English or Creole. He is also the editor of You Don’t Play with Revolution: The Montreal Lectures of C.L.R. James, and has produced radio documentaries on the life and work of Frantz Fanon and C.L.R. James for CBC’s flagship program, Ideas.  He currently teaches in the Humanities, Philosophy and Religion Department at John Abbott College.

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