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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

A Vanished Community

A journalist turns to fiction to explore life and racial politics in Halifax’s Africville.

James W. St.G. Walker

James W. St.G. Walker is a professor of history at the University of Waterloo, where he specializes in the history of race relations and human rights. His publications include The Black Loyalists: The Search for a Promised Land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone, 1783–1870 (University of Toronto Press, 1992, 2nd ed.) and “Race,” Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History and Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1997).