Upcoming Talk on Canada’s first NGO, the Overseas Book Centre

On 5 November 2021 at 4pm ET, Jody Mason (Department of English, Carleton University) will deliver the 2021 Canadian Literature Centre Scholarly Lecture, hosted by the University of Alberta. This event will take place on Zoom.

Dr. Mason’s talk, “The ‘Creative Crusade’: Settler Colonial Antinomies and Books for Development in the Age of Three Worlds,” examines the postwar book donation schemes created by Canada’s first NGO, the Overseas Book Centre.

You can register for the meeting using this link: 
https://ualberta-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJElc-2upjsoEtHAzQtD8Z0BKLxhCeACQUP2 

1 Comment

  1. Frances Amulen

    Assistance:
    Does this overseas book centre Canada still exist,I benefitted from this project 1984- 1987….u inspired me to stay in school,can we help post covid children stay in school by providing this pack.

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