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On Margaret Laurence



Lazaridis Hall, Tom Patterson Theatre
Sunday, August 25, 2024
10:30 a.m. - noon
Readers and Writers Week

Award-winning authors and literary experts lead conversations that explore and celebrate the written word and its power across cultures and throughout time.

On Margaret Laurence with Jane Urquhart and Guy Vanderhaeghe

Margaret Laurence will forever remain in the hearts of Canadian readers. Her iconic style and empathetic characters in works like The Diviners are just one layer of the influence she had on modern writers and artists. Literary critic and writer David Staines leads this conversation with award-winning novelists Guy Vanderhaeghe, Jane Urquhart and co-directors of The Diviners, Krista Jackson and Genevieve Pelletier on the legacy of Margaret Laurence.

Support for The Meighen Forum is generously provided by Kelly & Michael Meighen and the T.R. Meighen Family Foundation.


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