JAYU’s Human Rights Film Festival "Inside the Red Brick Wall"

JAYU’s Human Rights Film Festival "Inside the Red Brick Wall"

03/12/2021    
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
DECEMBER 3RD at 6:30 pm ET — Watch JAYU’s Human Rights Film Festival screening of  "INSIDE THE RED BRICK WALL" a documentary about the Hong Kong democracy fighters trapped [...]
From Hollywood to Homer: Star Wars as epic poetry 

From Hollywood to Homer: Star Wars as epic poetry 

04/11/2021    
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
On November 4, 2021 at 7 pm EST, PEN Canada invites you to a free online discussion with Jack Mitchell as he discusses his retelling of the Star Wars myth in iambic pentameter — the metre of English epics like Paradise Lost and The Prelude — with the novelist Colin McAdam. 
20 Years of Dictatorship in Eritrea: A Case Study of the Global Assault on Media Freedom by Authoritarian Regimes

20 Years of Dictatorship in Eritrea: A Case Study of the Global Assault on Media Freedom by Authoritarian Regimes

30/09/2021    
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights (RWCHR), in partnership with Reporters Without Borders (RSF), PEN Eritrea, PEN Canada, the RWI-70, and the Buxus Foundation, [...]
Hope in Strange Paradises  —  PEN Canada’s inaugural Graeme Gibson Talk

Hope in Strange Paradises — PEN Canada’s inaugural Graeme Gibson Talk

22/09/2021    
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  LITERARY GIANTS MARGARET ATWOOD, OMAR EL AKKAD AND COLSON WHITEHEAD TO BOOK-END TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS Registration is now open at festivalofauthors.ca TORONTO, August [...]
Can Tougher Hate Speech Laws Stem the Tide of Hate: Examining Bill C-36

Can Tougher Hate Speech Laws Stem the Tide of Hate: Examining Bill C-36

15/09/2021    
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Virtual Forum Series Wednesday September 15, 2021  4:00pm to 5:30pm EST ryerson.zoom.us/j/91941276567 In June, the Federal Government introduced Bill-36 to amend the hate speech provisions in [...]
Best of The Shoe Project 2021

Best of The Shoe Project 2021

12/09/2021    
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Come Celebrate with Us! The Shoe Project returns to the stage in Toronto to celebrate the best of its stories in the past decade. This is [...]
Conflict Is Not Abuse: Sarah Schulman in conversation with Lana Dee Povitz

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Sarah Schulman in conversation with Lana Dee Povitz

13/04/2021    
4:00 PM
CFE In Conversation: Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair Sarah Schulman - In Conversation with Lana Dee Povitz [...]
CFE In Conversation: Cancel Culture in Theatre: What is to be done?

CFE In Conversation: Cancel Culture in Theatre: What is to be done?

07/04/2021    
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Carmen Aguirre - In Conversation with Marilo Nuñez​ Carmen Aguirre is a Chilean-Canadian, award-winning theatre artist and author or co-author of over twenty-five plays and [...]
Ag-Gag Laws & the Public’s Right to Know | CFE Virtual Forum Series

Ag-Gag Laws & the Public’s Right to Know | CFE Virtual Forum Series

11/03/2021    
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Alberta and Ontario “Ag-Gag“ laws seek to prevent whistleblowers, undercover journalists, and animal advocates from reporting on animal treatment, public health threats, unsafe working conditions, and environmental offences at farms and slaughterhouses. Join a panel of experts who discuss what this may mean for press freedom and democratic rights in Canada.
Canadian Authors and Books: An Endangered Species?

Canadian Authors and Books: An Endangered Species?

18/02/2021    
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Although there are many Canadian writers and genuine public interest, why is there a decline in sales and borrowing of Canadian books? What does this mean for Canada? What can be done? Join an panel of experts in the discussion of these vital issues.
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