Guest Speaker: Dr. Julia Zarankin
September 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Wonder of Birding: an Antidote to Despair
Recently awarded an Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, Dr. Julia Zarankin holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Princeton University. She enjoys teaching lifelong learners in venues across the GTA and was a featured guest on Michael Enright’s Sunday Edition on CBC. Julia is also the author of the bestselling memoir, Field Notes from an Unintentional Birder, which has garnered praise from Margaret Atwood. Dr. Zarankin has published fiction and nonfiction in such outlets as The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, Canadian Geographic, Audubon, CBC, and her writing is supported by grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.