Student Affiliate

Kelann Currie-Williams (she/they) is an oral historian, photo-based artist, and writer based in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal. Kelann is currently a PhD student in the Humanities Interdisciplinary Program (HUMA) where their doctoral project focuses on the varied image-making and photographic image preservation practices taken up by Black Canadians during the late 19th to late 20th century, as well as the presence of these photographs within personal, community, and institutional photographic archives. Her critical work has appeared in Urban History Review, the Canadian Journal of History, Topia: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, and in Philosophy of Photography.