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Sci-lenced: A PEN Canada Evening on Scientists’ Freedom of Expression

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Wednesday evening, October 17, marked the end of the 2012 edition of PEN Canada’s “Non-Speak Week,” a series of events on the role of freedom of expression in Canada. Together with the Canadian Science Writers Association (CSWA), PEN had invited a panel composed of Professor Danny Harvey from Department of Geography, University of Toronto, Stephen Strauss, the current President...

TRB Podcast: Carolina Cambre on Che Guevara’s Image in East Timor

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Listen here: Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. On February 25, Dr. Carolina Cambre was invited to speak at the Toronto Semiotic Circle as part of their monthly lecture series. Her lecture, titled “The Semiotics of Artifice in the Case of Che Guevara’s...

Joe Sacco on Comics as Journalism

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On March 17, 2011, renowned comic artist and author Joe Sacco spoke in the University of Toronto Arts Council 2011 Speakers in the Arts Series on “Comics as Journalism.”
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PEN Canada and Eritrea’s Imprisoned Journalists: The Unbearable Power of Speaking

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The tenth anniversary of the imprisonment of twenty Eritrean journalists on Friday, September 23rd 2011, might have passed unremarked and in silence had it not been for the efforts of PEN Canada and Ryerson University. PEN Programs and Communications Coordinator Brendan De Caires chose the most pertinent and yet unexpected words of Salman Rushdie to fuel the imagination and catalyse the...