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Timms Centre for the Arts

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87 Avenue, 112 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta Canada

April 2019

2019 CLC Kreisel Lecture with Dionne Brand

April 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Timms Centre for the Arts, 87 Avenue, 112 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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The 2019 CLC Kreisel Lecture will be delivered by Dionne Brand. Internationally acclaimed poet and novelist, winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize and the Governor General’s Award, she will give a lecture titled “An Autobiography of the Autobiography of Reading.” Brand will be introduced by bestselling author Lawrence Hill. Brand’s talk takes up her reading of early and persistent narratives that mark and spectacularise Black being. She explores what it means to write back to, or against, dominant colonial, imperialist,…

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