Community Events

2018 08 Feb
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race, a Discussion with the Author Naben Ruthnum

No two curries are the same. This Curry asks why the dish is supposed to represent everything brown people eat, read, and do.

2018 28 Feb
7:00pm - 8:30pm

An Evening with Fiction writers Michael Mirolla and Claude Lalumiere

Michael Mirolla is the author of numerous novels, plays, and short story and poetry collections.

2018 02 Mar
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Making Space for Indigenous Feminism with Robyn Bourgeois and Mary Eberts

The first edition of Making Space for Indigenous Feminism proposed that Indigenous feminism was a valid and indeed essential theoretical and activist position, and introduced a roster of important Indigenous feminist contributors.

2018 07 Mar
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Unsettling the Commons with Craig Fortier

Drawing on interviews with 51 anti-authoritarian organizers to investigates what it means to struggle for “the commons” within a settler colonial context, Unsettling the Commons interrogates a very important debate that took place within Occupy camps and is taking place in a multitude of

2018 13 Mar
7:00pm - 9:00pm

As We Have Always Done, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson in Conversation with Tracey Lindberg

Across North America, Indigenous acts of resistance have in recent years opposed the removal of federal protections for forests and waterways in Indigenous lands, halted the expansion of tar sands extraction and the pipeline construction at Standing Rock, and demanded justice for murdered and mis

2018 14 Mar
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Reading of Descent into Night by the Author Edem Awumey

Translated from French by Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott.

From Goncourt Prize finalist a beautiful and brilliant new novel.

2018 22 Mar
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Tear Gas From the Battlefields of WWI to the Streets of Today with Anna Feigenbaum

One hundred years ago, French troops fired tear gas grenades into German trenches. Designed to force people out from behind barricades and trenches, tear gas causes burning of the eyes and skin, tearing, and gagging. Chemical weapons are now banned from war zones.