Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

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"Sakamoto offers a distinct and dark vantage point to Canadian history--one that does away with any geopolitical binaries of good and evil.
— The Globe and Mail
7:00pm • Library and Archives Canada, Pellan Room (2nd Floor)

Canada Reads 2018:
Forgiveness with Mark Sakamoto

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7:15pm • Southminster United Church

Enlightenment Now
with Steven Pinker

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7:30pm • Arts Court Theatre

An Evening with
Gcina Mhlophe

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Spring 2018: April 26 to May 1

Fall 2018: October 25 to 30

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Tanya Talaga on Seven Fallen Feathers

2017 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Winner David Chariandy

2017 Giller Prize Winner Michael Redhill

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