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October 2019

Challenges of Reconciliation: Lessons from Timor-Leste

October 23 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Challenges of Reconciliation: Lessons from Timor-Leste

This event is an international workshop on truth and reconciliation in Timor-Leste being held at Bishop's University featuring presenters from Timor-Leste, Australia, USA & Canada. Find out more about this workshop here: http://reconciliationtim.ca/workshop/. Please contact Dr. David Webster (david.webster@ubishops.ca), Department of History and Global Studies, for more information. All are welcome.

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Morris House Reading Series: Kim Thúy

October 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Kim Thúy’s debut novel Ru won the Governor General’s Award for French-language fiction at the 2010 Governor General’s Awards. An English edition, translated by Sheila Fischman, was published in 2012. The novel was a shortlisted nominee for the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the 2013 Amazon.ca First Novel Award. The novel won the 2015 edition of Canada Reads, where it was championed by Cameron Bailey. In 2016, Thúy published her third novel, Vi. An English translation, again by Fischman, was…

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November 2019

Morris House Reading Series: Readings from WATER LINES: New Writing from the Eastern Townships of Quebec

November 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Marjorie Bruhmuller‘s poems have appeared in various literary journals in Canada and the US. She has been a member, or leader, of writing groups in the Townships for over 20 years. Her poetry collection, The Bell You Hardly Hear has recently been published by Ekstasis Editions. She lives in Milby. An award-winning poet, Angela Leuck has been published in journals and anthologies around the world. She is the author of four books of poetry and editor of numerous anthologies. She…

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February 2020

Morris House Reading Series: Elise Moser

February 11, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Elise Moser

Elise Moser is the author of three books, including her YA novel Lily and Taylor, which was named to the Best Fiction for Young Adults 2014 list by the American Library Association. She is a freelance editor, coordinates the Atwater Writers Exhibition, and has led writing workshops for the Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF) and the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival. She serves on the boards of the QWF and PEN Canada, the writers’ organization that advocates for Freedom of Expression. Her…

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