Tag Archives: reading/talk

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 …

Love and Rockets

Join us for the opening of Curator-in-Residence Derrick Chang’s LOVE AND ROCKETS in conjunction with SWARM 2017. Elizabeth Milton (Vancouver), Jennifer Remenchik (Los Angeles) and Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay (Montreal/Edinburgh) With recordings of music and spoken word by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson (Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg) LOVE AND ROCKETS* is an exploration of longing and everyday feelings that …