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Hot Docs 2013: Censorship and Dissent

Hot Docs 2013: Censorship and Dissent

By | May 9, 2013 at 11:14 am

PEN Canada explores a series of films dealing with censorship and dissent at the 2013 Hot Docs festival.

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Opening Night of the Toronto Spur Festival is Now Online

Opening Night of the Toronto Spur Festival is Now Online

By | April 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Video recap and liveblog of PEN Canada’s “Future of the Book” event with Paul Holdengräber and Hugh McGuire at Spur Festival Toronto.

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PEN Canada liveblog: “Vested Interests in Politics”

PEN Canada liveblog: “Vested Interests in Politics”

By | April 14, 2013 at 4:00 pm

PEN Canada’s liveblog from our “Vested Interests in Politics” event with Hendrik Hertzberg and Chrystia Freeland at Spur Festival Toronto.

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Forbidden Reading

Forbidden Reading

By | April 8, 2013 at 10:29 am

Mark Johnston, director of documentary “Forbidden Reading,” speaks with PEN Canada about the project and some of the contemporary censorship issues addressed in the film.

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Deep Freeze

Deep Freeze

By | March 28, 2013 at 12:51 pm

PEN Canada discusses libel chill with the Book and Periodical Council’s Freedom of Expression Committee researcher Franklin Carter..

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PEN Canada Presents: “Beyond Book Burning”

PEN Canada Presents: “Beyond Book Burning”

By | March 1, 2013 at 4:06 pm

PEN Canada brings you liveblog updates from our Freedom to Read Week event, Beyond Book Burning.

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Beyond Book Burning: A Q&A with Mark Medley

Beyond Book Burning: A Q&A with Mark Medley

By | February 28, 2013 at 4:54 pm

Mark Medley shared his thoughts with PEN Canada about the move towards self-publishing online, the disappearance of the midlist, and the takeover of traditional publishing houses by media conglomerates.

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Larry Siems on the Torture Report

Larry Siems on the Torture Report

By | February 23, 2013 at 5:44 pm

Speaking about his recent book, The Torture Report, Siems gave an enlightening talk about what he uncovered from examining thousands of documents related to the U.S. torture program under the Bush administration.

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Shedding Light on the Dark Side

Shedding Light on the Dark Side

By | January 31, 2013 at 7:20 pm

Ahead of our event with him next week, PEN Canada spoke with Siems about the book, his thoughts on the current administration’s approach to the torture, and what he made of the reaction to Zero Dark Thirty.

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