Guest blog by Tamari Kitossa, Associate Professor, Sociology, Brock University
This essay is a modified contribution to the forthcoming collection The Nuances of Blackness in the Canadian Academy, edited by Awad Ibrahim, Tamari Kitossa, Malinda Smith and Handel K. Wright. I wish to express my appreciation to Anita Jack-Davies, Carl James, Delores Mullings and Awad Ibrahim for commentary on various stages of this paper. Errors and omissions are mine.
Phenomenologically the lifeworld of an African Canadian professor is fraught with ambivalence,...