Karolyn Smardz Frost

Karolyn Smardz Frost is a Canadian historian who won the Governor General's Award for English-language non-fiction in 2007 for I’ve Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad.

Smardz Frost is a historian, archaeologist, and professor of history. She has a bachelor's degree in Archaeology, a master's degree in Classical Studies and a PhD in Canadian History.[1] She was one of the founders of Toronto's Archaeological Resource Centre which provides archaeological education to school children.[2]

In 1985, Smardz Frost excavated the home of Thornton and Lucie Blackburn and later told their story in I’ve Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad.[3][4]

WorksEdit

  • The underground railroad: next stop, Toronto! (2003) with Adrienne L Shadd and Afua Cooper
  • I've got a home in glory land: a lost tale of the underground railroad (2007)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Smardz Frost to lecture on African Canadian history at Yale"
  2. ^ "Karolyn Smardz Frost - Yale University - Department of African Studies". Archived from the original on 2013-06-26. Retrieved 2013-05-24.
  3. ^ "Karolyn Smardz Frost - Yale University - Department of African Studies". Archived from the original on 2013-06-26. Retrieved 2013-05-24.
  4. ^ "George Brown College honours black community pioneers". Toronto Star, November 8, 2016. page GT3. Alicia Siekierska.