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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Meet Angela Misri
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join us for an Author Talk with Angela Misri, who will be discussing the ins and outs of writing for youth. She is a Toronto YA author who writes a detective series called the Portia Adams adventures, inspired by her birth co...

Icon of the event What is it like to be Deafblind?
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we learn about the lived experiences of two individuals who are deafblind (a condition that includes combined visual and hearing loss, on a spectrum). Nadine, board member of Deafblind Association of Toronto (DBAT)...

Icon of the event The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 with Philippa  Sheppard
Thu May 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

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...

Icon of the event Author Reading. Jennifer Robson. Somewhere in France
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Author of Somewhere in France, After the War is Over and Moonlight Over Paris will discuss her books about the experiences of young women in war time England and France. Her meticulously researched books, set against the bac...

Icon of the event The Bacchae: A Study in Beauty and Terror with Professor Frederick Sweet.
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

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 cons...