From: February 22, 2015
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We Are Not Alone
February 22, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Director of McGill University’s “Office for Science & Society,” Host, The Dr. Joe Show (CJAD Radio)
Mikhail Iossel, Founder and executive director of the SLS programs and professor of English at Concordia University.
Matt Goldberg, performer, educator and host of the hit arts & culture podcast, Edge of The City.
“APPROACHES TO THINKING ABOUT THE UNKNOWN” A pre-show lecture in conjunction with the Segal Centre & Crow’s Theatre co-production of We Are Not Alone.
JOE SCHWARCZ is well known for his informative and entertaining public lectures on topics ranging from the chemistry of love to the science of aging. He hosts "The Dr. Joe Show" on Montreal's CJAD and has appeared hundreds of times on The Discovery Channel, CTV, CBC, TV Ontario and Global Television. Dr. Schwarcz also writes a newspaper column entitled “The Right Chemistry” and has authored a number of books including “The Genie in the Bottle,” “Dr. Joe And What You Didn’t Know,” “Science, Sense and Nonsense,” “Dr. Joe’s Brain Sparks,” “Dr. Joe’s Health Lab”, “The Right Chemistry," and his latest, "Is That a Fact?”, all of which have made it on to the best seller list.
Leningrad, USSR-born MIKHAIL IOSSEL is the founder and executive director of the SLS programs and professor of English at Concordia University in Montreal. He is the author of Every Hunter Wants to Know, a collection of stories (W.W. Norton) and co-editor (with Jeff Parker) of the anthologies Amerika: Russian Writers View the United States (Dalkey Archive, 2004) and Rasskazy: New Fiction from a New Russia (Tin House, 2010), anthologies of contemporary Russian writing. His stories have appeared, both in English and in Russian, in numerous publications, such as The New Yorker, The Literarian, Agni Review, The North American Review, Boulevard, and others, and were translated into a number of languages and anthologized in the Best American Short Stories and elsewhere. He has been awarded the Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, among others
About We Are Not Alone Multi-talented actor/writer Damien Atkins takes us down the rabbit hole of paranormal investigation in his new solo creation, We Are Not Alone, directed by Chris Abraham (2013 Siminovitch Prize Winner) & Christian Barry. Transforming into a multitude real life characters (and some not so real), Atkins scratches away at the truth to uncover the extraordinary humanity behind one of the most hotly debated subjects of our time. Thought-provoking and witty, We Are Not Alone is an out-of-this world theatrical encounter with one of the country’s most electrifying performers.
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