Blackout: The Concordia Computer Riots (Paperback)

Blackout: The Concordia Computer Riots By Tamara Brown, Kym Dominique-Ferguson, Lydie Dubuisson Cover Image
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Description


In February 1969, hundreds of students occupied a computer centre at what is now Montr al's Concordia University to protest the mismanagement of a racism complaint lodged by Caribbean students against their biology professor. When an agreement to end the occupation fell through, riot police were called in, resulting in widespread damage, a mysterious fire, and nearly a hundred arrests. Created and devised by some of Montr al's most prolific artists, Blackout re-examines the events that led to the occupation and protests, asking how race relations have changed in Qu bec and Canada.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780369104168
ISBN-10: 0369104161
Publisher: Playwrights Canada Press
Publication Date: January 30th, 2024
Pages: 128
Language: English