Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Reconciliation through Poetry, Feb 27

Reconciliation through Poetry, Feb 27

February 27, 2014
Five diverse poets will unveil newly commissioned work exploring the concept of reconciliation in honour of Chief Robert Joseph, recipient of SFU’s 2014 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue.

Featuring poets Jordan AbelJoanne ArnottJuliane Okot BitekJordan Scott and Daniel Zomparelli. Co-hosted by SFU’s Centre for Dialogue as part of the 2014 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue and Vancouver Public Library as part of the City of Vancouver’s Year of Reconciliation.

Thursday, February 27, 2014
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Central Library, Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level
350 West Georgia Street
Admission is free
No registration required but seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis

For more information on this event, please see Reconciliation through Poetry.

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Chief Robert Joseph Tribute Video

Published on Jan 15, 2014
Simon Fraser University's Centre for Dialogue presents a tribute video for Chief Robert Joseph. Chief Joseph is the recipient of SFU's 2014 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue for a lifetime of outstanding achievements promoting reconciliation among Canada's Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples.

More information about the award:

Video Credits: see here

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