Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Michael Pawlowski presents Niagara Black Waters Flow Deep, an historical account of Solomon Moseby's flight from slavery in Kentucky in 1837, his experience with freedom in Canada, seizure by American bounty hunters and the r...

Thu Mar 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Referencing his book, Míle míle i gcéin: The Irish Language in Canada, Daniel Doyle explores the fate of Irish Gaelic immigrants. Bringing together census data and historic accounts, he examines the history of the Irish langu...

Thu May 02, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

From rural villages to the city of Mumbai, Toronto author Aparna Kaji Shah's four short stories reflect on the challenges and triumphs of strong female characters dealing with difficult, life-changing situations in modern Ind...

Tue Jun 04, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Sherlock Holmes has a troubled relationship with labour, often oscillating between cocaine and ambition, between the drowsiness occasioned by the drug and the energy inherent in his character. This lecture focuses on the Hou...

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 26
Tue May 28
Tue Mar 05, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Toronto true-crime author Nate Hendley will discuss his book ...

Sat Mar 30, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Writing a story has many stages. Where does our creativity come from? How do we craft our characters and moments so they come alive on the page and have the effect on our readers that we imagine? ...