Discussion

Event type: Discussion

25
Apr
25
Apr

HUGH MACLENNAN LECTURE – BOOK BANS AND THEIR IMPACT CANADIAN COMMUNITIES

2024-04-25 @ 17:30 - 19:00
The Friends of the McGill Library, in partnership with Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, are pleased to present the 2024 Hugh MacLennan Lecture, a roundtable discussion on book challenges, the Canadian context, the power of community action, and the path forward. The panelists are Michelle Arbuckle, Executive Director of the Ontario Library Association and the chair of Canada’s Book and Periodical Council, Brendan de Caires, Executive Director of PEN Canada and Robin Stevenson, award-winning Canadian author.
19
Apr
19
Apr

EIGHTY THOUSANDS STEPS – THE DISCUSSION

2024-04-19 @ 10:00 - 11:00
Online Event
As a complement of the walking tour Eighty Thousands Steps, a discussion between writers Crystal Chan and Denise Chong presenting their work, inviting the audience to step into the shoes of a refugee and journey into a land of fable and mystery.
27
Apr
27
Apr

THE MAGNIFICENT ABSENCE – A CONVERSATION WITH AKOS VERBOCZY, ÉRIC CHACOUR AND MIRABEL 

2024-04-27 @ 14:30 - 15:30
La littérature, comme la vie, est faite de secrets, de regrets, de départs. Peut-on transmuer le chagrin en une absence magnifique ? Et que devient-il alors ?
15
Mar
15
Mar

THE BLUE METROPOLIS INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL 2024 – AN OVERVIEW

2024-03-15 @ 10:00 - 10:15
Online Event
Marie-Andrée Lamontagne, General Director, Programming, of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival presents the highlights of the Festival programme which will take place in Montreal, on April 25-28, 2024.
28
Apr
28
Apr

À QUOI RESSEMBLERAIT UNE SOCIÉTÉ JUSTE?

2024-04-28 @ 16:00 - 17:00
La vie est injuste. Les romans aussi. À quoi ressemblerait une société juste? Serait-elle apaisée?