Last Tuesday, I attended a conversational event that featured the award-winning Canadian author, Lawrence Hill. The event was hosted by McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and was moderated by the third-reader of my Master’s Thesis, Dr. Daniel Coleman. This event, “In Conversation with Lawrence Hill,” is not the first time I’ve seen either of these […]

My earliest memories involve a great deal of hiding. I would hide behind my parents whenever people came over and would stay like that until everyone forgot I was even there. What can I say? I was a shy kid. As an adult, I still have my fair share of ‘social awkwardness’ (much to the amusement […]