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Saturday, October 28

In Conversation with Carol Off

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Interview: IFOA
Participants: Carol Off, Catherine Porter, Ania Szado

CBC’s As It Happens host, Carol Off, has been covering human interest stories worldwide for decades. Her new book All We Leave Behind tells the story of an Afghan man, who exposes the warlords working arm in arm with the American and NATO troops. Once the secrets are out, he and his family are forced to go. Off will share Asad’s story with you in an interview with Catherine Porter. Hosted by Ania Szado.

 

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

The New York Times subscribers get a 50% discount to this event with promo code!


Presented in partnership with the New York Times.

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A Republic, If You Can Keep It: Humber Liberal Arts @ IFOA Keynote

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:30 PM
Fleck Dance Theatre
Keynote: Humber Liberal Arts
Participants: Susan N. Herman

The State of (In)Equality: Social Justice Under Siege is the fourth annual interdisciplinary conference presented by Humber College’s School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, in association with the International Festival of Authors. Some emergent themes to be explored at this year’s conference include: pluralistic identities, peace and justice, social construction of difference, gender inequality, eco-feminism and racialization.

Susan N. Herman, President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will present this year’s keynote address titled “A Republic If You Can Keep It” on October 28 at the Fleck Dance Theatre.

For more information on the conference, visit humber.ca/liberalarts-ifoa.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.


Presented in partnership with Humber Liberal Arts

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In Conversation: Kyo Maclear & Antanas Sileika

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Interview: IFOA
Participants: Matthew Blackett, Sheniz Janmohamed, Kyo Maclear, Antanas Sileika

Place and geography play a major role in Kyo Maclear’s Birds Art Life and Antanas Sileika’s Barefoot Bingo Caller. They discuss how the cityscapes influence their writing with Sheniz Janmohamed. Hosted by Matthew Blackett.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.


This event has a Door Prize. You have a chance to win a library valued up to $500, courtesy of ECW Press.

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In Conversation: Catherine Chidgey & David Layton

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 5:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Interview: IFOA
Participants: Bert Archer, Catherine Chidgey, David Layton, Canisia Lubrin

Catherine Chidgey, winner of the New Zealand Book Awards Fiction prize and David Layton, bestselling author of The Bird Factory, discuss childhood struggles and familial relationships with Bert Archer. Hosted by Canisia Lubrin.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

 

In Conversation: Marie Darrieussecq & Carol Off

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Interview: IFOA
Participants: Marie Darrieussecq, Wendy O'Brien, Carol Off, Jessica Wyman

Wendy O’ Brien interviews Marie Darrieussecq and Carol Off on the extensive body of their work, their career and who/what has influenced them as writers.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

 

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