Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Jul 25, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Come and join Children's author, Andrew Larsen, as he presents a writing workshop. Please call 416-394-5300 to register for this program.

Fri May 10, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Learn about the philosophy and holistic practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). In overview of the principles and methods that practitioners apply in promoting well-being, recognizing the causes behind illness and est...

Thu Jun 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Zalika Reid-Benta appears in conversation to discuss her debut book Frying Plantain. In this stunning short story collection, Zalika Reid-Benta artfully depicts the tensions between mothers and daughters, second-generation Ca...

Mon Jun 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

This lecture explores the history of women's literary labour, and cultural representations of the woman literary labourer, in Victorian England through Emma Donoghue's novel, The Sealed Letter. Based on the story of printer a...

Wed Jun 19, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Throughout history, women artists have been neglected, forgotten or occasionally allowed into the shadow of their men. Learn about women's contributions to art, with special attention to the women featured in recent AGO exhib...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

At 15, Samra Zafar had big dreams for herself. She was going to go to university, and forge her own path. Then with almost no warning, those dreams were pulled away from her when she was suddenly married to a stranger at 17 a...

Thu May 23, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Make the big banks work for you, not against you! ...

Fri Jun 14, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

in July 1917, renowned Canadian painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Algonquin Park. Speculators have offered wild theories of his fate. Cultural historian Gregory Klages offers an authoritative re...

Thu Jun 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Elena Ferrante follows the friendship of Elena and Lila through Italy's tumultuous post-war period across all four of The Neapolitan Novels; but this talk focuses mainly on the third, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, which...

Mon Apr 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Kristen Worley is the first athlete to legally challenge the gender policies of the International Olympic Committee and related international sports bodies, which she successfully argued were designed to discriminate against ...