An Afternoon with Alicia Elliott
Date: Mar. 12, 2020
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Hazel McCallion Campus, 4180 Duke of York Blvd., Mississauga (Internal)
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is delighted to host award-winning Tuscarora writer, Alicia Elliott. In addition to writing for The Globe and Mail, CBC, Hazlitt and many others, she has had essays nominated for National Magazine Awards for three straight years, winning Gold in 2017, and her short fiction was selected for Best American Short Stories 2018, Best Canadian Stories 2018 and Journey Prize Stories 30. She was chosen by Tanya Talaga as the 2018 recipient of the RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award. Her first book, A Mind Spread Out On The Ground, is a national bestseller.
Please join Alicia Elliott and the Creative Writing & Publishing program for a discussion about what Haudenosaunee literature and philosophy can teach us about our responsibility to the Earth, the nature of activism and what a government owes to its people.
This event is free and open to the public.
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