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On Sexuality, Race, and Colonialism with Tyler Pennock, Sita Balani, Sheima Benembarek, and Nedra Rodrigo

June 15, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hosted by the Toronto Public Library (Yorkville Branch).

Lecturer in contemporary literature and culture and author of Deadly and Slick, Dr. Sita Balani joins senior editor of Toronto Life and author of Halal Sex, Sheima Benembarek and Tyler Pennock, a Two-Spirit professor of Indigenous Studies and author of Blood to discuss the making of sexuality and race under colonialism and the impact on our modern conceptions of everything from the nuclear family to the pursuit of romantic love. In conversation with writer, translator, and multi-arts curator, Nedra Rodrigo.

Question and answer session and book signing to follow. Books available for purchase.

Sita Balani
Sheima Benembarek
Tyler Pennock
Nedra Rodrigo


June 15, 2023
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Toronto Public Library
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Toronto Public Library (Yorkville Branch)
22 Yorkville Avenue
Toronto,OntarioM4W 1L4Canada
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