Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Si Mangia! Memories, Lessons and Recipes from Italian Immigrant Life
Tue Feb 05, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Author, Luciana Longo will read from her cookbook/memoir, 'Si Mangia! Memories, Lessons and Recipes from Italian Immigrant Life' and share the secrets to making the perfect tiramisu! There will be an opportunity to ask questi...

Icon of the event The Condition of the Church in Canada - Religion and Canada 1940-1950
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Like every other aspect of Canadian society, the Second World War tested religious institutions in Canada and the faith of its people. This lecture will explore in what ways religious belief in Canada was strengthened, challe...

Icon of the event An Evening with Author, Peter Usher: Joey Jacobson's War
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Joey Jacobson, a young Jewish man from Westmount on the Island of Montreal, trained as a navigator and bomb-aimer in Western Canada. On arriving in England he was assigned to No. 106 Squadron, a British unit tasked with the b...

Icon of the event The Mesdames of Mayhem
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

The Mesdames of Mayhem are dedicated Crime Writers who share ...

Icon of the event Crime Writers of Canada
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

The Crime Writers of Canada will provide us with an introduction to local authors and to crime books that feature the great city of Toronto. Featured authors will each do a reading, followed by a panel discussion on what make...

Icon of the event The AGO Files: The Canadian Illustrated Collection
Thu Nov 01, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The Canadian Illustrated collection at the Edward P. Taylor Library & Archives at the Art Gallery of Ontario was started in the 1950s to document the commercial illustration and design work that members of the Group of Seven ...