Margaret Atwood’s “Survival” as selected by Rikia Saddy - NRATI
Rikia Saddy in attendance.
On the 40th anniversary of the publication of Margaret Atwood’s Survival, and in celebration of the publication of Rikia Saddy’s We Are Canada, this salon will feature excerpts from both texts with an eye toward developing a language through which to articulate what being Canadian means today.
Rikia Saddy has a passion for Canada that is informed by an interest in the country’s past and how our understanding of it shapes our shared future. Her engagement in politics and social change focuses on considerations about Canada’s role in the world. A published journalist and an active participant in Canada 2020, the Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs, and the Governor General’s Leadership Conference, Saddy has appeared numerous times on The National and Connect with Mark Kelley. Currently, she lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
No Reading After the Internet (Toronto) is supported by the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto. Special thanks to Bento Miso for their support of this salon.
No Reading After the Internet is a salon series dealing with cultural texts, which are read aloud by participants. The particular urgency of the project is in reforming publics and experimenting with the act of reading, as its own media form, in our moment. No Reading After the Internet (Toronto) is a project of the efforts of cheyanne turions.