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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Toronto's Caribbean Voices
Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Toronto-Caribbean authors, poets, and publicists share their works influence by their cross-continental heritage and the future of diversity in literature. With Stacey Marie Robinson, Leonicka Valcius and Joshua "Scribe" Watk...

Icon of the event Great Houses of England Great Houses: A Nation?s History and Art
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

A knowledge of the rich social, cultural and artistic heritage found in the great houses of the British Isles provides an insider's view of their lives and history.Extraordinary images will provide the basis for a visual pres...

Icon of the event Brenda Wastasecoot Discusses Granny?s Giant Bannock
Sat Feb 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Brenda Wastasecoot is a member of the York Factory Cree Nation. She holds a Ph.D. in Adult Education and Community Development and is a lecturer at University of Toronto?s Centre for Indigenous Studies. She is the author of t...

Icon of the event James Joyce's Ulysses with Professor Mary Durkan
Tue Mar 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Let?s take down our dust-gathering copies of ULYSSES and explore CALYPSO, one of its most accessible sections, where we'll meet Leopold Bloom preparing breakfast for his soprano wife Molly on the morning of June 16, 1904. Mr...

Icon of the event Jerusalem with Professor Andrew Knight Messenger
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

This lecture will serve as an introduction to the significance of the city of Jerusalem for Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Professor Knight-Messenger will discuss the religious and historical significance of the Western (Wa...

Icon of the event Author Talks. Nick Mount. The Rise and Fall of CanLit
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Professor Nick Mount of U of T will talk about his new book The Rise and Fall of CanLit which "describes, explains, and assesses the so-called CanLit Boom, the literary face of the cultural renaissance that transformed Canada...

Icon of the event Alexandra Risen. Unearthed
Thu Feb 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

In her poignant memoir ?Unearthed? Alexandra Risen labours with love to bring sustainable order to her overgrown garden. She sets to work on the garden as her parents are ailing and the discovery of some yellowed documents e...