Events

Re-Imagined Homelands: Marlon James with David Chariandy

Re-Imagined Homelands: Marlon James with David Chariandy

By | March 7, 2018 at 1:46 pm

Prize winning authors David Chariandy and Marlon James discuss how fiction has reclaimed representations of the Caribbean within mainstream American, British and Canadian literature. The conversation will be moderated by Brendan de Caires.

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Very Political and Unapologetically Black: Desmond Cole with Jael Richardson

Very Political and Unapologetically Black: Desmond Cole with Jael Richardson

By | February 8, 2018 at 11:35 am

Desmond Cole in conversation with Jael Richardson for Freedom to Read Week 2018.

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2018 PEN Gala Dinner with Martin Amis

2018 PEN Gala Dinner with Martin Amis

By | January 12, 2018 at 11:58 am

Join PEN Canada and Martin Amis for an intimate evening of conversation ranging from Saul Bellow to Donald Trump: incendiary politics, literature, and the madness of crowds.

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Screening: Velvet Revolution at Cinema Politica Concordia

Screening: Velvet Revolution at Cinema Politica Concordia

By | December 1, 2017 at 3:23 pm

Six women directors follow female journalists who courageously and tirelessly work in their field despite a myriad of threats and challenges.

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#GivingTuesday Fundraiser: ‘Code Name Sally’ @ Hot Docs

#GivingTuesday Fundraiser: ‘Code Name Sally’ @ Hot Docs

By | November 13, 2017 at 3:55 pm

Join PEN on #GivingTuesday for “Codename Sally”, a new documentary that recounts PEN’s secret mission to free Salman Rushdie 25 years ago.

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Glorious and Free? Canada in 2017

Glorious and Free? Canada in 2017

By | September 26, 2017 at 9:47 am

Jesse Wente, Desmond Cole and Rachel Giese join moderator Jesse Brown for a panel discussion asking: just how glorious and free are we?

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Investigative Journalism in a Dangerous Country

Investigative Journalism in a Dangerous Country

By | September 15, 2017 at 1:12 pm

Adela Navarro is the director of, Zeta, one of the only news outlets in Mexico to regularly report on drug trafficking, corruption and organized crime.

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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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Ideas in Dialogue 2017: Indigenous Voices Rising

Ideas in Dialogue 2017: Indigenous Voices Rising

By | July 2, 2017 at 2:15 pm

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

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Open House + “Make Space” Campaign Launch

Open House + “Make Space” Campaign Launch

By | June 1, 2017 at 1:59 pm

On May 31, 2017, PEN Canada welcomed members and the public to our new office to celebrate the launch of PEN International’s “Make Space” campaign.

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