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Icon of the event Democracy 360: Follow the Leader? (ATRIUM) - SOLD OUT
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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A pre-election debate on the kind of leadership Canada needs for the next four years. With...

Icon of the event Why we and other living things sleep
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The human brain is the most complex known machine in the universe, yet it shuts itself off from the outside world each and every day, for hours on end. Why? This talk identifies why rest and sleep evolved in living things. T...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week  (program in French)
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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La présentation d'un film suivi d'une période de questions et réponses....

Icon of the event Jonathan Franzen
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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A dark-hued comedy of youthful idealism, extreme fidelity, and murder. The acclaimed author of...

Icon of the event Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The internationally bestselling author of...

Icon of the event Écrivain en résidence - Table ronde sur la littérature franco-ontarienne
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Gaston Tremblay animera une table ronde ou il proposera une définition de la littérature du vacuum et une typologie de l'écrivain franco-ontarien. Quatre panélistes, de différentes origines, Marguerite Andersen, Didier Leclai...

Icon of the event Écrivain en résidence Gaston Tremblay - Qu'est-ce que l'autofiction?
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Gaston Tremblay, écrivain en résidence, discutera de l'autofiction dans ces quatre romans, Souvenirs de Daniel, Le Nickel strange, Le langage des chiens et Le grand livre. L'auteur termine le « Prélude » du Grand livre en éc...

Icon of the event Will Ferguson
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize and three time award winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, the eh List Author Series presents Will Ferguson. His new travel novel, Road Trip Rwanda: A Journey into the Heart...

Icon of the event Lawrence Hill - SOLD OUT
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The internationally acclaimed author of...

Icon of the event Star Talks: Michael Connelly
Wed Dec 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Harry Bosch teams up with Lincoln lawyer, Mickey Haller in...