Austin Clarke's Legacy - A Celebration and Conference

November 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – November 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
OISE UofT and York University

The purpose of this conference is both celebration and exploration - a celebration of Clarke's life (he passed way on June 26, 2016) and a reflection on the present and future of Black letters in Canada, and the place and influence of his work within it.

November 17
Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Austin Clarke
Nexus Lounge, 12th Floor
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
252 Bloor Street West
7:00 pm
Author's roundtable with: David Chariandy, Cecil Foster, Sonnet L' Abbe, and Rod Michalko

November 18
Remembering Austin Clarke
519 Kaneff Tower
York University
9:00 am
Panels, roundtables, and reminiscences
Keynote Speaker: Michael Bucknor, Department Head, Literatures in English (University of the West Indies (Mona))

Austin Clarke's Legacy event poster