THE AMERICAN FAR WEST: A EUROPEAN OBSESSION
The Winnetou novels, penned by German author Karl May, were 19th century bestsellers about a Native American hero. They were also Albert Einstein, Fritz Lang and Adolph Hitler's favourite books. ...Saturday Apr. 29 2017 6:00 PM Salle Godin (Hôtel 10)
CULTURE, KINSHIP AND THE WRITTEN WORD
Francisco Goldman (Say Her Name), of Guatemalan-Catholic and Jewish-American parentage, and David Treuer (The Translation of Dr. Apelles, Prudence), whose background is Ojibwe and Jewish, discuss ...Saturday Apr. 29 2017 12:30 PM Salle St-Laurent (Hôtel 10)
FIRST PEOPLES LITERARY PRIZE: DAVID TREUER WITH DUNCAN McCUE
David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. The author of three previous novels and two books of nonfiction, he receives the 2017 Blue Metropolis First Peoples ...Friday Apr. 28 2017 4:00 PM Musée McCord
IS WWII A LIMITLESS SOURCE OF INSPIRATION FOR WRITERS?
Douglas Babington (Bivouac Prayers), Peter Behrens (Carry Me) and David Treuer (Prudence) explore the topic of World War II in fiction, including the letters and memories that inspired their novels. ...Friday Apr. 28 2017 2:30 PM Salle Jardin (Hôtel 10)
WRITER'S PERSPECTIVE: WHITHER THE USA?
Anita Desai (Clear Light of Day), Francisco Goldman (Say Her Name), Imbolo Mbue (Behold the Dreamers) and David Treuer (Prudence) talk about living and writing in the USA today.Saturday Apr. 29 2017 8:00 PM Salle St-Laurent (Hôtel 10)