2019-20 Program: 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: March and April

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
March 17 Chaim Potok (Jewish) Ritta Vladut
March 24 Alan Paton
(South Africa)
Denise Doz
March 31 Khaled Hosseini
Elaine Bucknum
April 7 Laurens van der Post
(South Africa)
Janet Samber
April 14 Julia Alvarez
(Dominican Republic)
Helen Tubrett
April 21 Maj Sjowall & Per Wahloo
Anne-Marie Duma