Extremely vast and incredibly near: The inner world of Montreal
Montreal still pulses to the heartbeat of the city’s founders who brought it into being some 373 years ago. Though hidden by concrete, this history is alive and well, and the city’s early heroes shape us to this day. Monique Proulx, author, Quebec screenwriter, and a literature and theater graduate of Université Laval, will describe how her investigations of Montreal’s historic roots inspired the writing of her new novel, Ce qu'il reste de moi, in unsuspecting and sometimes dizzying ways.
This event will take place in French, with simultaneous interpretation available.
Complimentary refreshments will be served.
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The Big Thinking lecture series is held throughout Congress and is open to all attendees and members of the public. This series brings together leading scholars and public figures who can present forward-thinking research, ideas and solutions to the critical questions and issues of our time. The 2015 Big Thinking lecture series is organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the University of Ottawa.