Toronto Public Library Author Events
Topic: When Critical Voices Are Silenced
Date: Wednesday, September 06, 2023
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
What's at stake when voices that challenge dominant narratives go unheard?
In today's overwhelming media and information landscape, critical voices struggle to find established platforms - and their audiences. When we're unable to access all information, our perspectives on important issues can narrow.
American attorney Steven Donziger, Reverend Keyanna Jones, Canadian researcher Molly Murphy and Indigenous writer and activist Nick Estes discuss what's at stake when voices that challenge dominant narratives go unheard and speak to their experiences in deeply linked campaigns for environmental, racial and economic justice.
Topic: The Tenant Class
Date: Thursday, September 07, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library
Political economist and senior researcher with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Ricardo Tranjan joins a panel of leading housing affordability advocates and tenants' union organizers to discuss his trailblazing ma...
Topic: Small Worlds
Date: Friday, September 08, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
British-Ghanaian writer and National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 Honoree, Caleb Azumah Nelson, talks about his highly anticipated new novel, Small Worlds...