Community Events

2016 15 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

An Evening with Award Winning Author and Canada’s seventh Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke, Hosted by Journalist Waubgeshig Rice

Award-Winning author George Elliott Clarke will be joined by a fellow published poet, playwright and essayist charles c.

2016 20 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Maude Barlow on Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada’s Water Crisis

More details coming soon!

About the book: Boiling Point

Passionate and cogent, this could be the most important book of the year for Canadians

2016 24 Sep
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Community Classroom: The State of Palestine with Dr. Philip JM Leech

In this Community Classroom, our guest Dr. Philip JM Leech will deliver a lecture based on his new book The State of Palestine: A Critical Analysis

2016 27 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System, Book Launch with Ian Angus

Science tells us that a new and dangerous stage in planetary evolution has begun—the Anthropocene, a time of rising temperatures, extreme weather, rising oceans, and mass species extinctions. Humanity faces not just more pollution or warmer weather, but a crisis of the Earth System.

2016 30 Sep
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Book Launch @ Carleton: Facets of Power: Politics, Profits and People in the Making of Zimbabwe’s Blood Diamonds

The Institute of African Studies presents a Book Launch of Facets of Power Politics, Profits and People in the Making of Zimbabwe’s Blood Diamonds edited by Richard Saunders and Tinashe Nyamunda on Friday, September 30th at 3:00pm in 2017 Dunton Tower.

2016 05 Oct
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Cuba Beyond the Beach, Stories of Life in Havana Book Launch with Author Karen Dubinsky

Havana is Cuba’s soul: a mix of Third World, First World, and Other World.

2016 18 Oct
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Willem De Kooning's Paintbrush Book Launch with Kerry-Lee Powell, One of 2016 Writers to Watch!

“Powerful. . . . Full of dark nostalgia.” —NATHAN ENGLANDER

“A literary high-wire act, not for the faint of heart.” —ALISSA YORK

2016 25 Oct
7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Windigo Poems Launch with David Groulx

In this poetry book, David Groulx seamlessly weaves the spiritual with the ordinary and the present with the powerful voices of the past. He speaks for the spirit, determination, and courage of Aboriginal people, compelling readers to confront cruel reality with his sincere and inspiring vision.