Office of Aboriginal Initiatives
“Laurier Reads Boyden”: storytelling and Ojibwe culture
Reading Discussion 1 of 3
Date: Jan 30/12
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Location: Paul Martin Centre
“Laurier Reads Boyden” is a university-wide group whose members are reading Through Black Spruce. Members of this reading group will have a special discussion session with Boyden during his visit to Laurier, on the afternoon of March 7. Membership in the group is open to all students from all faculties studying at all levels, faculty members, instructors, staff, and other members of the Laurier community.
Joseph Boyden, Giller Award-winning author of Through Black Spruce and Three Day Road, will be Laurier’s Writer-in-Residence for three days from March 6 to March 8, 2012.
Topic for Jan 30th: Storytelling and Ojibwe culture
with special guest, Rene Meshake.
The Laurier Reads Boyden group will be led by Dr. Tanis MacDonald, Dr. Ute Lischke, Jean Becker, facilitators from the Office of Aboriginal Initiatives, and graduate students.
To join the "Laurier Reads Boyden" Group
Where to get the book
Copies of Through Black Spruce are now available in the Laurier bookstore – at a special 10% discount! Don’t miss out on this special event and the chance to discuss this Award-winning novel with the author.
Contact: Tanis MacDonald
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