2019-20 Program: Cultural Awareness Through Literature

REGRETTABLY DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, MUCH OF OUR SPRING SESSION WAS RESCHEDULED.

OUR SEASON OF CULTURAL AWARENESS WILL RESUME, WE HOPE, IN FALL 2020.

Click here for the FALL 2020 SCHEDULE, when we will resume our theme of Cultural Awareness through Literature.

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held Tuesdays at the Calgary Memorial Park Library, Lower Level, 1221 – 2 St SW.  Join us for refreshments at 1:30, with the meeting and presentation from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. We regularly meet only four months a year:

Fall session: October and November
Spring session: Normally, March and April. Our program was regrettably cancelled due to Covid 19 restrictions. Therefore, 

For information on joining us as a guest, check our Page, JOIN US

  Subject Presenter
FALL 2019    
October 1 Wade Davis (Indigenous: North & South America) Robin Stanford
October 8 Richard Wagamese (Indigenous: Canada) Doloris Duval
October 15 Guest:
CPL Writer in Residence
Jaspreet Singh
October 22 “The Danger of a Single Story,” Chimamanda Adichie’s TED Talk Panel Discussion
October 29 Orhan Pamuk (Turkey) Shawna Mattison
     
November 5 Diana Gabaldon (Scotland) Cecilia Krupa
November 12 Guest:
MRU Writer in Residence
Natalie Meisner
November 19 Susanna Moodie
(Canada 1840)
Moorea Gray
November 26 WINTER PARTY Amica Aspen Woods
  Members only 1-3 pm
     
  Subject Presenter
SPRING 2020    
March 3 Immigrants in Literature: 2-Way Cultural Reflections Janet Halls
March 10 Guest: U of C Writer in Residence Sharanpal Ruprai
Rescheduled Chaim Potok (Jewish) Ritta Vladut
Rescheduled Alan Paton
(South Africa)
Denise Doz
Rescheduled Khaled Hosseini
(Afghanistan)
Elaine Bucknum
     
Rescheduled Laurens van der Post
(South Africa)
Janet Samber
Rescheduled Julia Alvarez
(Dominican Republic)
Helen Tubrett
Rescheduled Maj Sjowall & Per Wahloo
(Sweden)
Anne-Marie Duma
Rescheduled AGM & SPRING LUNCHEON