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May 26, 2016
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Office of Aboriginal Initiatives

WATERLOO CAMPUS: “Laurier Reads Boyden”: history and community

Reading Discussion 2 of 3
Feb 13/12

Date: Feb 13/12
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Location: Paul Martin Centre
Cost: -

“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 February 13th: history and community

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

Send an email to Dr. MacDonald at or join our “Laurier Reads Boyden” Facebook page for more information on the book and on the reading 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
Phone: -

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