Author Talks & Lectures
The "Bacchae" was the last play of Euripides to be produced before the fall of Athens in 404 B.C. There would be no more great Greek tragedies. In a larger historical context: it has been suggested that the rending and con...
Leading Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro has crafted a compelling account of the exciting events of 1606 in England. The year of the Gunpowder Plot and a terrible plague outbreak was also the year that London's foremost play...
Drawing on their new book Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada, Ratna Omidvar and Dana Wagner explore the stories of refugees from around the world who made Canada their home, with a focus on the vulnerabilities an...
Dr. Anthony Feinstein will discuss how journalists cope psychologically with the dangers they confront in war zones. What motivates them to do such dangerous work? How do the challenges faced by journalists in Iran, Kenya an...
Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Nancy MacLeod presents: Victorian Medical Show.
Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. Jason Ramsay-Brown presents: Toronto's Urban Ravines and Urban Forests: Their Natural Heritage and Local History.