Thursday, September 10, 2009

Sheila Watson conference, University of Toronto, Oct 23-24, 2009

Registration is now open for a two day event at the University of St. Michael’s at the University of Toronto, celebrating the life and writing of Sheila Watson. The event includes a reception, the opening of Watson's Archives, a dramatic rendering of her classic The Double Hook, a formal lunch with a toast by George Bowering, as well as three panels, one of which consists of George Bowering, Elizabeth Hay (moderator), Daphne Marlatt, Michael Ondaatje, and Jane Urquhart who will discuss Watson’s influence and legacy. Join us for what promises to be a not-to-be missed event for anyone interested in Canadian literature and the arts.The cost is $125.00 and space is limited to 160 guests. We expect this event to sell out. Register early!

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