Department of Historical Studies

Rebecca Wittmann, UTM’s chair of Historical Studies, poses for a portrait at Emmanuel College Library on the University of Toronto Campus in Toronto on Friday January 25, 2019.

Confronting the Past

My father demanded an explanation from his mother about what she did during the Holocaust. Like many Germans of his generation, he never got it

Illustration of an eye (left), a closed hand (middle), a megaphone (right)


The term emerges from African-American vernacular as a call to action, says U of T prof Cassandra Lord