On Saturday 13 April 2013 I’ll be doing a talk called “The Naked City: Film, Fiction and the Represented Urban Landscape” as part of the 2013 Willowbank Lectures at the Willowbank Centre for Cultural Landscape in Queenston, Ontario.
The 2013 Willowbank Lectures have “Urban Dwelling” as their organizing theme, a rubric meant to convey some of the […]
I’ll be the inaugural speaker at the Toronto Botanical Garden‘s HortiCULTURE Salon Series tonight, 17 May 2012 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.
My talk, titled “Imagining Toronto the Wild,” will explore Toronto’s culture-nature nexus. Here’s the official description:
“Crack open the concrete city and you’ll encounter landscapes shaped by ravines and buried watercourses, their contours home to […]
Just a quick update to let people know I’ll be contributing to an upcoming panel discussion called “Representing Toronto: Mapping the Role of the Artist in the City” at the Koffler Gallery Off-site (80 Spadina Avenue, Suite 503) on this coming Monday 2 April 2012.
The discussion, whose participants will include literary me, theatre director Jacob […]
Just a note to let folks know I’ll be doing one more talk this fall as part of the Imagined City series I’ve been doing for the Toronto Public Library throughout 2011. The final talk, titled “Will the Real Cabbagetown Please Stand up: Regent Park, St. Jamestown and Cabbagetown in the Literary Imagination,” will be […]