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THE
MEIGHEN
FORUM

Free Forum/Pre-Season Events

LIBRARY LECTURES

Various Locations
March 5 – May 27
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 Due to the declaration of a State of Emergency in the province of Ontario which has resulted in the closure of all public libraries, the Library Lecture series is cancelled for the time being.


Free talks related to the 2020 season will be held at the Guelph, London, Kitchener, Toronto and Hamilton Public Libraries on various dates throughout March and May.

Toronto Reference Library

  • March 3, Much Ado About Nothing with Philippa Sheppard, Lecturer, English, University of Toronto
  • March 10, Richard III with Jane Freeman, Director, Graduate Centre for Academic Communication, University of Toronto
  • March 17, All's Well That Ends Well with Alexander Leggatt, Professor Emeritus, English, University of Toronto
  • March 24, Hamlet with Peter Cockett, Assistant Professor, Theatre and Film Studies, McMaster University

Guelph Public Library

  • March 5, Chicago with Ann Wilson, Director and Associate Professor, English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph
  • March 12, Richard III with Mark Fortier, Professor, English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph
  • March 19, Spamalot with David Prosser, Literary and Editorial Director, Stratford Festival
  • March 26, Hamlet-911 with Nitasha Rajoo, Interim Director of Education, Stratford Festival

Kitchener Public Library

  • April 2, Chicago, with Lois Kivesto, Lecturer, Musical-Theatre History, McMaster University Continuing Education (Learning for 55+ Program)
  • April 16, Here's What It Takes with Dr Lauren Acton, Performing Arts Fundamentals, Centennial College
  • April 23, Spamalot with David Seljak, Professor, Department of Religious Studies, St. Jerome's University
  • April 30, Hamlet-911 with Scott Schofield and Neil Brooks, Huron University College

Hamilton Public Library - Dundas Branch

  • April 7, Much Ado About Nothing with Mary Silcox, Professor, Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University
  • April 14, Spamalot with Stephen Low, Independent Scholar and Freelance Writer
  • April 21, Hamlet with Peter Cockett, Assistant Professor, Theatre and Film Studies, McMaster University
  • April 28, The Rez Sisters with Stephanie Johns, Education Associate - Teaching Focus, Stratford Festival

London Public Library - Central Branch

  • May 6, Wendy & Peter Pan with Michelle Hartley, Assistant Professor, Writing, Western University
  • May 13, The Rez Sisters with Ro'nikonkatste - Standing Strong Spirit, Project Lead for Biigajiiskaan: Indigenous Pathways to Mental Wellness
  • May 20, Wolf Hall with Kel Pero, KMP and Associates
  • May 27, Hamlet-911 with Lauren Acton, Performing Arts Fundamentals, Centennial College


Pre-Season Insights Speaker Bios



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


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