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An evening with Elamin Abdelmahmoud

Part of Community Conversations Series

2022-11-02 19:00:00 2022-11-02 20:30:00 America/New_York An evening with Elamin Abdelmahmoud Join us in conversation with culture writer Elamin Abdelmahmoud, to discuss his memoir, Son of Elsewhere, and themes of belonging and identity. Moderated by writer Danya Elsayed. Community Location -

Wednesday, November 02
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-11-02 19:00:00 2022-11-02 20:30:00 America/New_York An evening with Elamin Abdelmahmoud Join us in conversation with culture writer Elamin Abdelmahmoud, to discuss his memoir, Son of Elsewhere, and themes of belonging and identity. Moderated by writer Danya Elsayed. Community Location -

Join us in conversation with culture writer Elamin Abdelmahmoud, to discuss his memoir, Son of Elsewhere, and themes of belonging and identity. Moderated by writer Danya Elsayed.

Presented as part of OPL’s Community Conversations series.

Elamin is a culture writer for BuzzFeed News and host of CBC’s pop culture show Pop Chat as he speaks He was a founding co-host of the CBC Politics podcast Party Lines, and he is a contributor to The National’s At Issue panel. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, the Globe and Mail, and others. In his debut collection, Elamin shares a one-of-a-kind reflection on Blackness, faith, language, pop culture, and the challenges and rewards of finding your way in the world. Son of Elsewhere is a collection of essays explore how we pick and choose from our experience and environment to help us in the ongoing project of defining who we are.

This program is a part of OPL’s Community Conversations Series – OPL’s commitment to creating a community that celebrates diversity, belonging, addressing difficult conversations, and helping build connections.

Registration is required.

This program will take place in the Black Box Theatre at the Queen Elizabeth Community and Cultural Centre located at 2302 Bridge Road, Oakville ON. 

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Access to facilities and programs may be impacted by evolving health and safety protocols related to COVID-19. The Town will follow all requirements and recommendations issued by Halton Public Health and any applicable provincial regulations. The Town may use discretion to impose its own requirements. You will be notified if your registration is impacted by any changes. 

AGE GROUP: | Teen | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Books & Writing | Arts & Culture |

TAGS: | Writers | Community Conversations | books and writing |

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