Events

2016 Annual General Meeting

2016 Annual General Meeting

By | April 1, 2016 at 3:25 pm

PEN Canada’s annual general meeting will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Arts and Letters Club.

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Ideas in Dialogue 2016: Junot Díaz and Sunil Yapa

Ideas in Dialogue 2016: Junot Díaz and Sunil Yapa

By | March 23, 2016 at 3:50 pm

Junot Díaz (This is How You Lose Her) interviewed by Sunil Yapa (Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist).

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Embattled Truths: Reporting on Gaza

Embattled Truths: Reporting on Gaza

By | January 5, 2016 at 1:29 pm

This year’s Freedom to Read Week panel will discuss the intricacies of reporting and reading about conflict in Gaza.

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What Will Bill C-51 Mean for Canada?

What Will Bill C-51 Mean for Canada?

By | January 1, 2016 at 12:17 pm

Two distinguished Canadian experts will discuss what C-51 will mean for our freedom of expression and civilities.

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Worldwide Reading in Support of Ashraf Fayadh

Worldwide Reading in Support of Ashraf Fayadh

By | December 23, 2015 at 3:33 pm

The international literature festival Berlin calls on all that care about justice and freedom to participate in a worldwide reading in support of Ashraf Fayadh on January 14, 2016.

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Send a Message of Hope to a Writer in Peril

Send a Message of Hope to a Writer in Peril

By | December 4, 2015 at 11:06 am

Write a message of solidarity, support, and hope to writers imprisoned or killed for exercising their right to free expression.

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Day of the Imprisoned Writer

Day of the Imprisoned Writer

By | November 3, 2015 at 4:58 pm

On Nov. 15, PEN Canada observes the Day of the Imprisoned Writer to focus attention on the unjust imprisonment of writers around the world.

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PEN Canada Benefit 2015: Writing, Violence and the Human Brain

PEN Canada Benefit 2015: Writing, Violence and the Human Brain

By | November 2, 2015 at 12:43 pm

On the opening night of the 36th International Festival of Authors (IFOA), October 22, PEN Canada President Randy Boyagoda welcomed guests and supporters to the 2015 PEN Benefit.

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Writing, Violence, and the Human Brain: A conversation with Steven Pinker and Ken Dryden

Writing, Violence, and the Human Brain: A conversation with Steven Pinker and Ken Dryden

By | October 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Join us for an evening with renowned author and psychologist Steven Pinker on the opening night of the 36th annual International Festival of Authors.

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Fighting Silence in Honduras: The Battle Against Corruption, Impunity, and Violence

Fighting Silence in Honduras: The Battle Against Corruption, Impunity, and Violence

By | October 19, 2015 at 3:36 pm

The International Issues Discussion (IID) series at Ryerson University, is pleased to present its third event of the Fall 2016 term in partnership with PEN Canada.

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