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2020-21

Jeff Ho
Antigone: Fong
Author visits: Play reading and Q&A with Jeff Ho, YPT Associate Artistic Directors Karen Gilodo and Stephen Colella, Stratford Festival Director of Education Lois Adamson, and actors Athena Kaitlin Trinh, Simon Gagnon, Rachel Mutombo, John Ng, and Jeff Yung, 6-7pm, Zoom, Thurs. 1 Oct. 2020; Q&A with Jeff Ho, Karen Gilodo, Stephen Colella, and Lois Adamson, 6:30-7:30pm, Zoom, Tues. 10 Nov. 2020

Find out more about Jeff Ho’s play here.

Information Box Group

Damned Nations book by Samantha Nutt

2019-20

Samantha Nutt Common Reading Visit

Samantha Nutt
Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies, & Aid
Author visit: Arts & Science Q&A, 3:30-4:30pm, LRW-3038, Wed. 23 Oct. 2019

Dr. Samantha Nutt in the Daily News. Click here for information about War Child at Mac.

Sequence play by Arun Lakra

2018-19

Arun Lakra visits Artsci students

Arun Lakra
Sequence

Author visit: Rehearsal workshops, 6 Nov. 2018
Author visit: Table reading of Sequence and Q&A, 2:30-4:30, LRW Black Box Theatre, 7 Nov. 2018
Author visit: Artsci career talk, 11:30-12:30, LRW-3038, 8 Nov. 2018

Click here to read about Arun Lakra’s visit. Click here to view event poster.

The Best Kind of People, Zoe Whittal

2017-18

Zoe Whittal visits with Artsci students

Zoe Whittall
The Best Kind of People

Author visit: Arts & Science Q & A, 2:30-3:20pm, LRW-3038, 6 Sept. 2017

The Illegal by Lawrence Hill

2016-17

Lawrence Hill visiting students

Lawrence Hill
The Illegal

Author visit: Arts & Science Q & A, 2:30-3:20pm, C-105 Library, 8 Sept. 2016
Author visit: In Conversation with Lawrence Hill5:30-7:30pm, Convocation Hall, 15 Nov. 2016

 

For Today I am a boy book cover

2015-16

Kim Fu visiting Artsci students

Kim Fu
For Today I Am a Boy

Author visit: Arts & Science Q & A, 1:30-2:30pm, C-105 Library, 2 Sept. 2015

Indian Horse book cover

2014-15

Richard Wagamese visits students

Richard Wagamese
Indian Horse

Author visit: Arts & Science Milk & Cookies event, 2:30-4:00pm, C-105 Library, 3 Sept. 2014

The Book of Negroes cover

2013-14

Lawrence Hill speaking to Arts & Science students

Lawrence Hill
The Book of Negroes

Author visit: Arts & Science Milk & Cookies event, 2:30-3:30pm, C-105 Library, 3 Sept. 2013

A Year of Living Generously cover

2012-13

Lawrence Scanlan visiting Artsci students

Lawrence Scanlan
A Year of Living Generously

Author visit: Arts & Science Milk & Cookies event, 3:00-4:00pm, C-105 Library, 5 Sept. 2012

Belle Moral cover

2011-12

Ann-Marie MacDonald
Belle Moral
Author visit: Arts & Science Level 1 afternoon workshop co-facilitated by Ann-Marie MacDonald, Dr. Kathleen Gallagher (OISE/University of Toronto) and Dr. Janice Hladki (School of the Arts, McMaster), Robinson Memorial Theatre, 20 Sept. 2011, as well as evening lecture, “Literature, Theatre and Performance: A Conversation with Ann-Marie MacDonald and Kathleen Gallagher,” Robinson Memorial Theatre, 20 Sept. 2011

The Book of Negroes cover

2010-11

Lawrence Hill
The Book of Negroes

Author visit: Arts & Science Level 1 Inquiry class visit, 18 Oct. 2010

Three Day Road book cover

2009-10

Joseph Boyden
Three Day Road

Author visit: 9:00-10:30am, University Club 23 Sept. 2009

What we all long for book cover

2008-09

Dionne Brand
What We All Long For

A Short history of progress book cover

2007-08

Ronald Wright
A Short History of Progress

race against time book cover

2006-07

Stephen Lewis
Race Against Time
Author visit: Arts & Science Winter Lecture 2:30pm, Convocation Hall 10 Jan. 2007

The In-Between World of Vikram Lall book cover

2005-06

M.G. Vassanji
The In-Between World of Vikram Lall
Author visit: 6:30pm, University Club 13 Sept. 2005