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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Gina Buonaguro & Janice Kirk: The Wolves of St. Peter's
Mon Oct 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Icon of the event THE WONDERFUL WOMEN WRITERS SERIES
Thu Oct 25, 2018 | 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

A reading series showcasing first-rate women writers and their feminist and women-centered work.

Icon of the event Memoir and Feminism in Poetry:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

With self-parody and wit, Myna Wallin's poems explore the societal construct of womanhood, whose promotion of gendered expectations and stereotypes presents an opportunity for the speaker to subvert modern ideals of femininit...

Icon of the event Art Talk: Dennis Duffy
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Another in a series of Dennis Duffy's art talks, this presentation considers Edward Lear's remarkable career in terms of his painting and his verse and drawings.

Icon of the event How We Changed Toronto: A Talk with John Sewell
Wed Sep 12, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Former Mayor of Toronto, John Sewell, describes the twelve dynamic years from 1969-1980 when he and other enthusiastic people helped foster change in the political landscape of Toronto.

Icon of the event Delving Into Bellevue Square With Michael Redhill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Deer Park

The author discusses and reads from his Giller Prize winning novel, Bellevue Square. Mr. Redhill will talk about the compositional challenges of writing the book and read from passages, as well as talk about the novel's recep...

Icon of the event Bad Reputations: Cormorants and Conservation
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Since their rapid population recovery in the Great Lakes, double-crested cormorants have developed a bad reputation because they are large black waterbirds that eat fish, and their nesting habits kill trees. Professor Gail Fr...

Icon of the event Coffee and Books with the Deadly Dames
Wed Nov 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a special Coffee and Books program with the Deadly Dames writers group. ...