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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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Indigenous Voices Rising

Indigenous Voices Rising

By | May 23, 2017 at 4:34 pm

This event celebrates the rise of indigenous storytelling and considers the challenges facing artists and writers who seek to remain both culturally relevant and commercially viable.

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Junot Díaz Visits PEN Canada

Junot Díaz Visits PEN Canada

By | May 6, 2016 at 1:19 pm

PEN Canada was honoured to host award-winning author Junot Díaz for two events in the last week of April, 2016.

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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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Fighting Words

Fighting Words

By | June 1, 2015 at 2:19 pm

Joseph Boyden and Andrew Pyper will discuss the challenges of writing intelligently about hateful subjects, and they will consider which taboos should be questioned, or broken, and which should be observed.

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Video and Audio: Still Points in a Turning World

Video and Audio: Still Points in a Turning World

By | August 4, 2014 at 4:08 pm

We are pleased to present the video highlights and full audio from Wade Davis and John Vaillant’s conversation on a writer’s role in a fast-changing world from our Spring Ideas in Dialogue event.

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A Q&A with Wade Davis and John Vaillant

A Q&A with Wade Davis and John Vaillant

By | May 20, 2014 at 3:31 pm

PEN Canada asked Wade Davis and John Vaillant a few big questions to set the stage for Ideas in Dialogue on May 22.

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Lawrence Hill in Conversation with Carol Duncan

Lawrence Hill in Conversation with Carol Duncan

By | May 20, 2013 at 4:22 pm

PEN Canada is pleased to present the audio recording of Lawrence Hill and Carol Duncan’s enriching conversation at our spring Ideas in Dialogue event.

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On Sale Now – Tickets to PEN’s Spring Ideas in Dialogue

On Sale Now – Tickets to PEN’s Spring Ideas in Dialogue

By | April 20, 2013 at 10:18 am

PEN Canada, in association with the Royal Ontario Museum, presents Sir, I Intend to Burn Your book: Race, Censorship, and Free Speech the next event in PEN Canada’s Ideas in Dialogue Series.

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The State of Democracy in the US and Canada

The State of Democracy in the US and Canada

By | November 7, 2012 at 12:53 pm

“Democracy,” said Janice Gross Stein, “is how you treat the people that didn’t vote for you!” she acknowledged that the ‘trench warfare’ of divisive politics may leave us exhausted and skeptical, but she warned that we shouldn’t confuse “a lack of progress with a lack of significance.”

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