Author Talks & Lectures
Many of the masterpieces of western literature (and of western music and art) owe a direct debt to the Bible. How is the relationship between the Bible and western literature and culture unfolding in an increasingly secular e...
S. Walter Stewart
Former mayor of East York and Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament, Alan Redway will discuss his perspective on the future of Toronto. Mr. Redway will be selling and signing his book "Governing Toronto: Bringing Back...
Hear Douglas Gibson (Alice Munro's editor) tell stories about the many famous authors he worked with in the course of his long career as an editor and publisher. Featuring authors like Robertson Davies, Alistair MacLeod, Pier...
S. Walter Stewart
Presentation on local historical subjects by the East York Historical Society. Meetings are free and have a guest speaker. All welcome. Call 416-396-3975 for information.
Tue Mar 31
Tue May 26
Join accomplished naturalist Richard Aaron as he shares fascinating stories about Toronto's spring flora. Learn about a wildflower that deceives insects, another plant once used for medicine but now banned, and much more.
Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting forensic expert Tim Irish presents: The Tragic Fire aboard S.S. Noronic on September 17, 1949 in Toronto Harbour.
Join Julia Zarankin, Professor U of T as she discusses Adultery, Passion and Poisonous Marriages, Russian-Style: Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, Kreutzer Sonata, Chekhov's Three Sisters and "Lady with a Lapdog"....
In this talk Andrea Charise,winner of the Polanyi Prize for literature, assistant professor of Health, U of T, explores how the invention of population at the end of the eighteenth century helped fashion an ?aging population?...