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Influential, challenging and inspiring. This series offers insight into classic works that have changed the way we see, think and feel about our world. Academics and journalists discuss why these works continue to be relevant.

These programs are made possible through a gift from the Ann Thoburn Fund.

Upcoming Events

"God is Alive, Magic is Afoot": Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Sadness
Mon, May 29 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

This talk will look at some of Leonard Cohen's songs, poems, and especially his novel ...

13+2 Ways of Looking at Andre Alexis' "Fifteen Dogs"
Mon, Jun 05 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

André Alexis' award-winning novel can be appreciated in many ways and, in this informa...

The CanLit Boom of the 1960's
Tue, Jun 06 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

It was a literary explosion unlike anything the country had ever experienced. The so-c...

"measured and made": L/Earning One's Place in Michael Crummey's Sweetland
Tue, Jun 20 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

In depicting Moses Sweetland and his labours to resist the government-sponsored reloca...

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