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Athena head logo of the Humanities Research GroupThe Humanities Research Group presents Humanities Week, Nov. 11 to 15.

Humanities Week to discuss some big questions

Humanities Week, Nov. 11 through 15, promises a series of diverse events in casual settings. Hosted by the Humanities Research Group, activities are intended to foster discussion and a better understanding of the humanities.

This year’s schedule includes:

  • Monday, Nov. 11
    Advice from the Real World: Recent graduates from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences talk about work and careers
    1 p.m. in the Collaboratory Space, Leddy Library
  • Tuesday, Nov. 12
    The invented crisis: lecture on Universities and the demise of free speech by law professor Richard Moon
    6 p.m. at the Performance Hall, Armouries Building, 37 University Ave. E.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 13
    Great Scots: Douglas Gibson discusses Canadian Fiction Writers with Links to Scotland
    6 p.m. in the Multimedia Studio, Alan Wildeman Centre for Creative Arts, 360 Freedom Way
  • Thursday, Nov. 14
    Play reading and discussion: HRG fellow Michelle McArthur will lead a staged reading of Erin Shields’ Millennial Malcontent
    7 p.m. at the Hatch Studio Theatre, Jackman Dramatic Art Centre
  • Friday, Nov. 15
    30 Years Celebration: featuring the winner of the 2019 Why Humanities? contest
    5 p.m. at the Green Been Café, 2320 Wyandotte St. W.

All the events are open to the public and free to attend. Learn more on the HRG’s website.

—Dana Roe