Tag Archives: reading/talk

Canzine

Broken Pencil Magazine’s festival of zines and underground culture — is back in Vancouver! FREE admission and a FREE fall issue of Broken Pencil. HUNDREDS OF ZINES BOOKS AND COMICS VENDORS! • EVENTS • 1 p.m. CANZINE OPENS TO THE PUBLIC! Hundreds of zines, books, comic, and small press vendors! Trade, buy, sell, browse, chill, …

Chris Kraus on Kathy Acker

Join Fillip and Los Angeles–based writer Chris Kraus on Monday, October 16, at 6 pm at the Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Vancouver, for a lecture on the the life and work of avant-garde writer Kathy Acker. Presented in collaboration with SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement and with a Fillip Reading Group on October …

Vancouver: City on Edge – Panel Reading

Join authors Kate Bird, Wayde Compton, Charles Demers, and Aaron Chapman for an evening of readings and discussion exploring the ever-evolving city we call home. Aaron Chapman profiles the Vanoucver Police Department and Clark Park Gang in The Last Gang in Town. Wayde Compton shares stories of identity and place in The Outer Harbour. Kate Bird documents Vancouver uprisings in …

A Musical Evening with Grant Lawrence

Join award-winning West Vancouver author, CBC personality and singer Grant Lawrence as he brings his new rock ‘n’ roll memoir, Dirty Windshields: The Best and Worst of the Smugglers Tour Diaries, to the Library for an intimate evening of readings, storytelling and music. Grant will read various salacious sections from his book, reveal tantalizing personal …

Glen Coulthard: Fanonian Antinomies

Building on the theoretical interventions provided in Red Skin, White Masks,Glen Coulthard‘s presentation will interrogate the reception and application of psychiatrist-turned-anti-colonial-revolutionary Frantz Fanon’s theoretical work in Canadian political thought and activism from the 1960s to the present. Fanon’s theoretical influence in the United States has been well noted. The profound mark that Fanon in particular …

Spectre of Fascism Free School II

This Free School seeks to open a discussion on the question of the extent to which what we are witnessing today is a return to classic twentieth century “fascism” or some species of what Enzo Traverso, author of amongst other books, “The Origins of Nazi Violence,” calls “post-fascism.” The first session will look at theories …