Common Voice Lecture Series
The TRUSU Common Voices Lecture Series is an annual event which hosts a world class lecturer on campus. The lecture will take place in the Grand Hall in the Campus Activity Centre on Friday February 15 at 7:00PM. Tickets will be available at the Members' Services Desk starting February 1st. (Limit of two tickets per person).
This year's speaker is Margaret Atwood, a winner of many international literary awards, including the prestigious Booker Prize, Margaret Atwood is the author of more than thirty volumes of poetry, children's literature, fiction, and non-fiction. She is perhaps best known for her novels, which include The Edible Woman, The Handmaid's Tale, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin, Oryx and Crake, and The Year of the Flood. Her 2008 non-fiction book, Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, part of the Massey Lecture series, was made into a documentary in 2012. Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario, Quebec, and Toronto. She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master's degree from Radcliffe College.