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March 17, 2019, by Vanesa Fung and Sophie M. Lavoie

Mayra Jiménez, from the 8 Tijax Collective, from Guatemala City, visited Fredericton on February 28 on a speaking tour about the Hogar Seguro Fire that occurred on March 8, 2017, […]

Author exposes beauty of Palestine in new book

January 31, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

Gaza is more than a place of “despairing gray,” says author Marcello Di Cintio, despite being deemed possibly “uninhabitable” starting in 2020 ...

Mount Allison University crowd hears about slavery, racism and making Black Lives Matter

January 28, 2019, by Bruce Wark

On Jan. 24, about 250 Mount Allison students, professors and university staff listened to author Robyn Maynard speak about how, after more than 400 ye ...

Whenever my sore heart gets hungry

January 21, 2019, by Marcello Di Cintio

As the United States implodes over the arguments about a border wall, the Palestinians have been living in the shadow of a wall for nearly twenty year ...

  • Tertulias: philosophy cafes in Fredericton
    January 18, 2019, by Tertulias Fredericton

    Tertulias this winter in Fredericton will feature the lives and works of philosophers, painters, poets, historians, a playwright and a mathematician! Our next tertulia features Robin Whittaker on Bertolt Brecht, […]

  • Tertulias: Fredericton’s new philosophy cafe
    October 15, 2018, by Tracy Glynn

    What is a tertulia? A tertulia, of the Latin American and Iberian tradition, can be described as a literary and artistic social gathering or a philosophy cafe where people get […]

  • Jan Wong launches hybrid cookbook memoir
    September 29, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Saint Thomas University Journalism Professor and writer Jan Wong was at Kinsella Auditorium in Fredericton on Sept. 28, 2017, launching her more recent book Apron Strings: Navigating Food and Family […]