Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

David Austin

David Austin is the author of Fear of A Black Nation: Race ,Sex and Security in Sixties Montreal winner of the 2014 Casas De Las America and winner of the silver medal at the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards . Mr. Austin has produced documentaries on Frantz Fanon and CLR James for CBC Radio’s Ideas . He teaches in the Humanities, Philosophy and Religion department at John Abbott College in Montreal and is currently working on a book that explores the intersection of poetry, theatre and social change.

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