Author Thomas King to speak at Sheridan on November 9
Thomas King’s critically-acclaimed book, “An Inconvenient Indian”, has been selected for Sheridan Reads 2016. The author will speak at Sheridan on November 9 in a launch event for the second Sheridan Reads initiative, part of the college’s Creative Campus Series, sponsored by TD Bank Group. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
When: Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 pm
Where: Macdonald-Heaslip Hall, Trafalgar Road Campus, 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville
Sheridan Reads is part of the Creative Campus Series, which brings diverse speakers on campus to engage students, staff and the wider community in thought-provoking experiences. “An Inconvenient Indian” has been described as a critical and personal meditation conducted by Thomas King over the past 50 years about what it means to be “Indian” in North America. “We hope that this event will spur a meaningful dialogue in our community about the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous people in our country, to consider our history and its implications for our future as a society,” says Sean McNabney, Associate Dean in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the coordinator behind Sheridan Reads.