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Ideas in Dialogue 2017: Indigenous Voices Rising

Ideas in Dialogue 2017: Indigenous Voices Rising

By | July 10, 2017 at 10:25 am

On June 22 PEN Canada hosted the 2017 Ideas in Dialogue discussion in partnership with the Toronto Public Library.

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Night of a Thousand Birds

Night of a Thousand Birds

By | February 9, 2017 at 2:50 pm

Notes from Toronto poet Lillian Necakov on a poetry reading marathon and fundraiser held January 18, 2017.

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

By | August 2, 2016 at 11:04 am

PEN Canada co-presents Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema from August 12-18.

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Word on The Street

Word on The Street

By | July 4, 2016 at 3:48 pm

Join us Sunday, September 25 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Harbourfront Centre for the 27th annual Word on the Street Festival.

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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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Embattled Truths: Four Questions for Olivia Ward

Embattled Truths: Four Questions for Olivia Ward

By | March 4, 2016 at 3:08 pm

PEN Canada speaks with Toronto Star foreign correspondent Olivia Ward about her part in our controversial February 24 event, Embattled Truths.

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Freedom to Read Week 2016: What’s On Across Canada

Freedom to Read Week 2016: What’s On Across Canada

By | February 5, 2016 at 12:51 pm

Every February, we celebrate Freedom to Read Week – seven days that celebrate our right to read and write as we please.

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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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Ideas in Dialogue: Fighting Words

Ideas in Dialogue: Fighting Words

By | June 4, 2015 at 6:12 pm

On June 2, 2015 PEN Canada presented Fighting Words at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall.

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What are the New Threats to Free Speech?

What are the New Threats to Free Speech?

By | February 18, 2015 at 10:50 am

What are the subtle and not so subtle ways free expression is hampered in Canada? Patrick Finn and Chris Turner discussed shifting terminology and simplistic soundbites in our first ever event in Calgary.

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