Wednesday, March 22
7:00 p. m.
A CONVERSATION WITH DR. ESI EDUGYAN ’22
Dr. Esi Edugyan has won the Giller Prize for her novels Half-Blood Blues (2011) and Washington Black (2018).
She is one of only three authors to have won Canada’s most prestigious literary award twice.
Washington Black is being made into a mini series for HULU.
In 2021 she delivered the CBC Massey Lectures which she adapted into a book Out of the Sun: On Race and Storytelling.
Dr. Edugyan received an honorary doctorate from Bishop’s in 2022 and will be the chair for the 2023 Booker Prize jury.
Donald Lecture Series
Made possible by the generous support of Bishop’s alumnus John Donald ’60, DCL ’12, the Donald Lecture Series brings speakers of national and international renown to the Bishop’s campus to provide insight, provoke thought, and stimulate debate on the most compelling issues and events in the world today. All lectures are free of charge and open to the public. Learn more about the Donald Lecture Series.