2017 June Callwood Lecture at the Reference Library: Ahmad Danny Ramadan

Fri June 9, 2017, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Toronto Reference Library Bram & Bluma Appel Salon (789 Yonge Street, Toronto, M4W 2G8)

Book tickets on the Toronto Library Website starting at 9:00 a.m. on May 19th.

The annual June Callwood Lecture honours the life, work and legacy of journalist, author and social activist June Callwood (1924-2007). It provides a platform for the exploration and discussion of contemporary social justice issues.

Ahmad Danny Ramadan

Picture of Ahmad Danny Ramada

Ahmad Danny Ramadan’s history of working with organizations in the Middle East and his personal experience as a Syrian refugee have made him passionate about social justice and LGBTQ refugees’ rights. His latest book, The Clothesline Swing, is his first novel in English and takes the reader through the aftermath of Arab Spring.

Please support the annual June Callwood Lecture with a gift to the June Callwood Endowment Fund through the Toronto Public Library Foundation.

Profile image from torontopubliclibrary.ca. Cover image by Grant Hollingworth (originally posted to Flickr) CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Location: Toronto Reference Library Bram & Bluma Appel Salon (789 Yonge Street, Toronto, M4W 2G8)