Location: The University of British Columbia - Lecture Hall No. 2, Woodward Instructional Resources Centre (2194 Health Sciences Mall)
Speaker: Ms. Carol Off, Award winning writer and journalist and Host of As It Happens, CBC Radio
Ms. Off is a renowned reporter covering Canadian and international current affairs. She wrote the best-selling book The Lion, The Fox, and the Eagle: A Story of Generals and Justice in Yugoslavia and Rwanda (2000), The Ghosts of Medak Pocket: the Story of Canada’s Secret War (2005) and Bitter Chocolate (2006).
Her latest book, All We Leave Behind: A Reporter’s Journey into the Lives of Others (2017) won the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, and the 2018 Ontario Historical Society Huguenot Society of Canada Award. Ms. Off has been honoured with a Gemini (2002), a Television and Radio Artists’ John Drainie Award for Distinguished Contributions to Canadian Broadcasting (2008), and a Gabriel Award (2016).