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      March 26, 2020

      Thursday   5:00 PM

      2329 West Mall
      Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4

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      IGNITE Book Club: Randy Boyagoda in conversation with Ian Williams

      Thu, March 26, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Join us for a special evening as we create joy and IGNITE change. IGNITE Book Club presents critically acclaimed author Randy Boyagoda for an evening of discussion and connection. IGNITE is an ongoing series of engagements with racialized authors at UBC’s Vancouver campus, Boyagoda will share insights into his works and finding joy amidst his experience of living as a racialized individual, author, and academic. Hosted by Ian Williams, Assistant Professor at UBC Creative Writing, this is an opportunity to hear one of Canada’s leading authors reflect on his lived experiences and signature works, including Original Prin. Boyagoda’s literary genius and expertise seeks to ignite joy and illuminate a discussion on critical issues facing racialized individuals and opportunities for systemic change. Free but registration is required, as space is limited. Reception to follow.

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