You are invited to a talk by Lee Maracle, titled “Shifting Conditions, Governance, Reconciliation and Indigenous Women.”
When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 7 – 8 PM
Where: Bahen Centre, Room 1160, 40 St. George Street
Who: All are welcome
Please contact June Larkin for more information.
About Lee Maracle
Born in North Vancouver, Lee Maracle is a member of the St o: lo nation. With a career spanning four decades, Maracle is one of the most prolific and respected Indigenous writers in Canada. She is the author of a number of award-winning and critically acclaimed literary works and has also co-edited a number of anthologies, including the award-winning My Home as I Remember. Maracle has published in some of the most prestigious anthologies and scholarly journals worldwide. She is Traditional Teacher for First Nations House at U of T and teaches in the Indigenous Studies program. She holds an honorary doctor of letters from St. Thomas University and is a Senior Fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto. A recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal and the Order of Canada, Maracle has served as a distinguished visiting scholar at four universities. She holds three teaching awards and five writing awards, including the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts.
Event sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Institute, the Women and Gender Studies Student Union and New College.
Date: October 17th, 2018
Start Time: 7:00pm