7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Mustang Lounge, University Community Centre, Western University
Creativity matters. Come hear nine of Canada’s most creative minds, including five Western alumni, share 80 minutes of lively, thought-provoking ideas exploring creativity in all its forms.THE WALRUS TALKS Creativity will offer thoughtful, inspiring, riveting, smart, new thinking from some of Canada’s most creative minds. Our event will be followed by a spirited reception with attendees and participants.
Mustafa Ahmed, poet
Cameron Bailey BA’87, Toronto International Film Festival
Emma Donoghue LLD’13, author
Joel Faflak BA’81, MA’91 PhD’99, director of the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts and Humanities, Western University
Juggun Kazim BA’02, actor, model, television host
Elaine Lui BA’96, blogger and author of Listen to the Squawking Chicken
Brian Paschke, industrial design lead, BlackBerry
Saukrates, artist and musician
David Usher, singer-songwriter and author
Tickets: $20.00 ($15.00 for students)
THE WALRUS TALKS is a national series of events produced by the charitable, non-profit Walrus Foundation as part of an educational mandate to provide forums for conversation on matters vital to Canadians. The Walrus Foundation produces The Walrus magazine, the most awarded publication in Canada, as well as producing content at thewalrus.ca, on Walrus TV, and on stages from coast to coast to coast. Western’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities is partnering with the Walrus Foundation in order to showcase the vibrancy of Canadian creativity.
This event is brought to you by the partnership of the following:
Please contact Western Alumni if you require information in an alternate format, or if any other arrangements can make this event accessible to you.