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 Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Dwayne Genus and Uchenwa Iroaga Genus discuss their first novel and share the historical biography of Nkechi Iroaga's life growing up in Nigeria and her experience during the Nigerian-Biafran civil war in the 1960's and how s...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

"Gulliver's Travels meets The Underground Railroad: a road trip through the countryside - and the psyche - by the author of Fifteen Dogs."...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Acclaimed Iranian-Canadian poet Nilofar Shidmehr presents her debut story collection, Divided Loyalties, which explores the lives of women in post-revolutionary Iran and the contemporary diaspora in Canada.

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we welcome Sociologist and Researcher Dr. Jennifer Mills of The Harriet Tubman Institute at York University as she discusses racism and it's implications in Canada. ...

Fri Feb 22, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Malvern

How does a shy Black kid from Scarborough become the successful author of 12 books? Dwayne Morgan's life embodies embracing the unexpected. A Scarborough Walk of Fame inductee, Morgan shares the thoughts and secrets behind hi...

Mon Feb 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Women in Crime Fiction: victims, sidekicks, femme fatales and heroes. Desmond P. Ryan is the author of a new series launched in September 2018. Des's stories come from years as a detective with Toronto Police Services. Des no...

Mon Feb 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Is your brain like a computer or more like a muscle?...

Mon Feb 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come join Burkhard Mausberg, former CEO of Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation and current Commissioner of the Niagara Escarpment Commission, as he presents his award-winning book, ...

Tue Feb 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Christopher Moore presents:Three weeks in Quebec City 1864. How we got our constitution and why it matters.