Conference Events

Wednesday May 2 - Saturday May 5:
Women Writing and Reading Book Exhibition

Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, Rutherford South (Map)

Bruce Peel Special Collections Library will present an exhibition of texts that show the diverse and multiple forms of women's writing and reading, "past and present, global and local." Guided tours of the exhibition will be available during the conference. View the complete digital catalogue

Friday May 4 - Sunday May 6:
Writers Guild of Alberta Blue Pencil Cafe

TELUS Centre (Map)

The Writers Guild of Albera will present a Blue Pencil Cafe, an opportunity to spend 20 minutes consulting with an established author. Click here for more information.

Friday May 4: Production of Wendy Lill's The Fighting Days
Second Playing Space, Timms Centre for the Arts (Map)

Students from the Department of Drama at the U of A will perform Wendy Lill's The Fighting Days, directed by Kim McCaw. Audience members are invited to stay after the performance for a brief discussion on "women in public life" with Former Deputy Prime Minister The Honourable Anne McLellan, filmmaker Anne Wheeler and Sherrill Grace, moderated by Janice MacKinnon.
Reception to follow in the lobby of the Timms Centre for the Arts. Performance at 7 PM, discussion at 8 PM and reception at 9 PM.

Saturday May 5 - Sunday May 6: Reel Femme Film Festival
TELUS Centre (Map)

The Edmonton Women's Film Society will host part of their 2007 film festival at TELUS Centre in conjunction with the conference. Conference participants are invited to participate in any or all of these film screenings in the TELUS Centre auditorium.
Saturday May 5 at 2 PM: Anne Wheeler presents Great Grand Mother
Saturday May 5 at 7 PM & 9 PM: Titles to be announced
Sunday May 6 at 2 PM: Title to be announced