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Cultural Affairs: Literary Series

Cultural Affairs Literary Series

All are welcome to attend readings free of charge

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Karen Sole - 29 January 2008 -10:00am at SW319

Karen Sole’s poetry, fiction and non-fiction have appeared in numerous North American journals, including The Fiddlehead, The Malahat Review, Indiana Review, ARC, Other Voices, and The Capilano Review. In 2007, Karen was one of the judges for the Griffin Poetry Prize. 

Lien Chao - 7 February 2008 - 10:00am at the Bluffs

Since moving from China in 1984, Lien Chao has become a published poet and novelist. Her first book, Beyond Silence: Chinese Canadian Literature in English, was published in 1997 and won the Gabrielle Roy Award for Canadian Criticism. This reading will kick off the weeklong lunar festival celebration, which will feature artists and musicians.

Daniel David Moses - 25 February 2008 - 10:00am at the LLBT

Playwright, poet, dramaturge, editor, and teacher, Daniel David Moses is a Delaware from the Six Nations Lands along the Grand River in Southern Ontario. His plays include Coyote City, which was nominated in 1991 for the Governor-General’s Literary Award for Drama, and the Indian Medicine Shows, which won the James Buller Memorial Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Theatre.

Open Mic Night Hosted by Professor Garry Leonard - 27 March 2008 - 7:00pm at the Bluff’s

It’s back! After a short hiatus, Cultural Affairs will present “Open Mic Night” at the Bluffs. This popular event will began in 1995 with rowdy and eager students reading from their creative works. Professor Garry Leonard will host the 2007-2008 Open Mic Night. This event is open to all staff, faculty, and students free of charge.

Cultural Affairs exists to foster artistic and cultural activity on campus. The aim is to enrich the life of the campus beyond the classroom for the students, staff, faculty, and surrounding community.

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