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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 7:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | Does Literature Need a Passport to Be Called World Literature?
Homer, Mahabharata, The Arabian Nights, Shakespeare and Rita Dove are all considered paragons of world literature. Why? Is it just because they travel around the world or is world literature just another term for great books? Let's talk about what makes a text "worldly"!
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 7:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | Botanicals and Drugs
Back during the peak of the AIDS epidemic the use of drug cocktails saved many people’s lives. Many also supplemented their treatments with natural remedies, such as garlic pills, St. John’s wort, etc. Some of these natural supplements interacted with ill effects. What should our expectations be for educating the public on these matters?
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 8:00 PM
The Writer's Studio Reading Series in Vancouver