TIA House at Congress 2016

Please note recent corrections below. The Shani Mootoo event takes place at 12 noon on Monday, May 30, 2016 and not 10:30am as originally posted. Lunch will be provided.
The the Mootoo, Bok and Scofield reading starts at 6pm, Monday, May 30 at the Last Defense Lounge.
The reading curated by Ryan Fitzpatrick and Deanna Fong starts at 7:30pm, Monday, May 30 also at the Last Defense Lounge. Details below. Please do pass this information on to folks who you think might need/want to know and direct them to this site. Thank you, friends!

Saturday, May 28, 6:30 – 7:30pm
A Reading by Larissa Lai
Hosted by: Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures (ACQL)
Location: MacEwan Hall 235 (Escalus Room)

Sunday, May 29, 1:30-3:30pm
Aboriginal Roundtable: Decolonial Solidarities and the Work of Sharron Proulx-Turner
MC: Richard Van Camp
Host: Indigenous Literary Studies Association
Organizers: Keavy Martin, Sophie McCall, Aruna Srivastava
Featuring: Joanne Arnott, David Bateman, Susan Briscoe, Weyman Chan, Marilyn Dumont, Hiromi Goto, Larissa Lai, Beverly Little Thunder, Ashok Mathur, Sharanpal Ruprai, Gregory Scofield, Aruna Srivastava
Location: Senate Room, Alma Hotel
Sponsors: ILSA, CACLALS, TIA House

Sunday, May 29, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Reading and Roundtable: Language of Politics/Politics of Language
Organizers and Hosts: Shannon Maguire and Larissa Lai
Speakers: Erin Mouré, Lee Maracle, Bronwyn Haslam, David Bateman, Juliane Okot Bitek
Sponsor: TIA House
Location: TIA House (Social Sciences Tower 1059)

Monday, May 30, 10:30am-12:00pm
ACCUTE Session MG2: Canadian Literary Histories
Chair: Manina Jones
Presenters: Colin Martin, Mark A. McCutcheon, Carl Watts
Location: Social Sciences Tower 541

Monday, May 30, 12:00pm-1:00pm
A Reading by Shani Mootoo
Host: Conference of the Canadian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language (CACLALS)
Organizers and Hosts: Pamela McCallum and Larissa Lai
Sponsors: CACLALS, ARIEL: A Review of International Literature, TIA House
Location: TIA House (Social Sciences Tower 1059)

Monday, May 30, 3:00pm-4:30
Panel: Speaking of Ideas: How to Talk to Anybody About Complicated Research
Hosts: SSHRC, Paul Kennedy, CBC Ideas
Moderators: Nicola Luksic and Tom Howell
Speakers: Michael Byers, Emma Vossen, Ken Coates, Larissa Lai
Location: Main Expo Event Space

Monday, May 30, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Literary Reading
Featuring: Shani Mootoo, Christian Bök and Gregory Scofield
Organizers: Sara Jamieson, Jason Wiens and Larissa Lai
Sponsors: ACQL, CACLALS, TIA House
Location: Last Defense Lounge (MacEwan Student Centre)
Food and drink can be ordered at the Last Defense Lounge.

Monday, May 30, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Literary Reading
Featuring: Joanne Arnott, Jani Krulc, Joshua Whitehead, Julia Polyck-O’Neill, Genevieve Robichaud, Weyman Chan
Organizers: Ryan Fitzpatrick and Deanna Fong
Sponsor: TIA House
Location: Last Defense Lounge (MacEwan Student Centre)
Food and drink can be ordered at the Last Defense Lounge.

TIA House is supported by the Creative Writing Research Group and the Department of English at the University of Calgary, SSHRC, and the Canada Research Chair Program at the University of Calgary.

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