The 2020 Woodrow Lloyd Lecture
'Truth and Reconciliation' versus 'the Murdered and Missing': Examining Indigenous Experiences of (In)Justice in Four Saskatchewan Poets
Presented by George Elliott Clarke
Poet, Playwright, and Literary Critic
George Elliott Clarke is the E.J. Pratt Professor of Canadian Literature at the University of Toronto. He served as the Poet Laureate of Toronto from 2012 to 2015 and as the 2016-2017 Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate. Clarke was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia, a seventh-generation Canadian of African-American and Mi'kmaq Amerindian heritage. Clarke is the recipient of numerous honours and awards for his work, including various honorary degrees, the Dr. Martin Luther King J. Achievement Award, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Fellowship Prize and the Planet Africa Renaissance Award among others. He is also an officer of the Order of Canada and a member of the Order of Nova Scotia. Please join us for an evening of reflection and discussion with this renowned thinker and artist.
All are welcome. Free parking on campus is available in Lot 17. For more information please call 306-585-4226 or email bWlsYWdyb3MgISBjaGFycmlleiB8IHVyZWdpbmEgISBjYQ==.