2014 Massey Lectures: Adrienne Clarkson

Former governor general of Canada, journalist and author Adrienne Clarkson will be the 2014 Massey Lecturer.

massey-2014-book.jpgAdrienne Clarkson came to Canada as a young refugee from Hong Kong in 1941. She went on to study at the University of Toronto and the Sorbonne in Paris, before embarking on a decorated career in television broadcasting at the CBC. Clarkson is also an avid writer, having published several fiction and nonfiction books, including her 2007 memoir Heart Matters and 2011's Room For All of Us, an exploration of immigration and Canadian identity.

We here at CBC Books are excited for what should be a compelling and engaging Massey Lecture, entitled Belonging, next fall. 

Visit Idea's Massey Lectures website for more details.


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VIDEO: In the clip below, Adrienne Clarkson explains to Strombo why she believe there's room for all of us.

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CANADA READS: Adrienne Clarkson's choice for the novel that could change Canada.


ARCHIVE: Chinese cooking at home with Adrienne Clarkson. 

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ARCHIVE: Adrienne Clarkson interviews iconic songwriter Leonard Cohen.

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