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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event I Found it at the Movies
Thu May 29, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

Join us for the launch of 'I Found it at the Movies', an anthology celebrating the connection between film & poetry....

Icon of the event Intercultural Dating - the South Asian Experience
Wed Apr 16, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Annette Street

Tamil Canadian author Koom Kankesan will discuss cultural clashes when dating, from a South Asian perspective. Koom is a creative writing teacher with two published works of fiction, The Panic Button and The Rajapaksa Storie...

Icon of the event Children and Young Adult  Author Visit - Don Aker
Tue May 13, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bendale

Bestselling children and young adult author Don Aker is internationally known for hard hitting stories that address social issues such as youth crime, although his recent work includes a mystery thriller set in Nova Scotia. ...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting John McKenty presents ?Canada Cycle & Motor: The CCM Story".

Icon of the event Keep Toronto Reading: Writing About War
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

What's it like to cover war? Join former CBC foreign correspondent Brian Stewart, and Iraqi-Canadian journalist Ayub Nuri as they discuss writing about war with Toronto Star journalist Oakland Ross....

Icon of the event Peak Learning. Philosophy.Descartes. Professor Jonathan Salem- Wiseman.Humber.
Mon Apr 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Descartes and the Quest for Certainty...

Icon of the event Mystery Mayhem
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Join writers from The Crime Writers of Canada at they...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 06
Tue Jun 24
Icon of the event World Pride: Ken Setterington
Tue Jun 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bendale

Come celebrate World Pride with award winning author Ken Setterington. Author of recently published Branded by the Pink Triangle, Ken will discuss events in LGBTQ history, and share how learning from the past can help safegu...

Icon of the event Cathy Marie Buchanan discusses The Painted Girls
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

The Painted Girls was inspired by Edgar Degas's famous sculpture Little Dancer Aged Fourteen. Cathy Marie Buchanan will discuss the story behind the sculpture and how she came to write a fictionalised account of the life of ...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 27