ROM Speaks Lectures: Caribbean Canadian writer NourbeSe Philip

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 19:00 – 20:00
Location: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), 100 Queens Park, Toronto, Ontario
Category: Lecture

WHAT:       Zong!

WHAT:       Zong! Renowned Caribbean Canadian writer M. NourbeSe Philip delivers a moving performance of a selection of works from her recent poetry cycle based on the legal decision, Gregson v. Gilbert, a case that took place at the end of the eighteenth century, and is related to the murder of Africans on board the slave ship Zong.  

WHO:        M. NourbeSe Philip is a poet and writer and lawyer who lives in the City of Toronto. She was born in Tobago, West Indies, and now lives in Canada. Primarily a poet, NourbeSe Philip also writes both fiction and non-fiction. She has published three books of poetry, Thorns and has been the recipient of Canada Council awards, numerous Ontario Arts Council grants and a Toronto Arts Council award.  

WHEN:      Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) 

WHERE:     Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park (enter via President’s Choice Schools Entrance)


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