the controversial roy miki

Wow, some great things are happening for my peeps these days! Roy Miki has just been awarded the Sterling Prize for Controversy. Congratulations, Roy!

There’s a celebratory event on October 11, details below:

The Nora and Ted Sterling Prize in Support of

In 1993 Nora and Ted Sterling established a prize at Simon Fraser University to honor “work which challenges complacency and that provokes controversy or contributes to its understanding.”

Please join us for presentation of the 2006
Nora and Ted Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy

Roy Miki

Recognizing his long pursuit of justice and fairness in seeking redress for the wrongs inflicted upon Canadians of Japanese descent during the Second World War. A professor of English at Simon Fraser University and winner of the 2002 Governor-General’s award for poetry, Dr. Miki will read from, and discuss, his work.

Transformations: The language of redress

Wednesday, October 11, 7 pm
Reception follows
SFU Vancouver
Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue
580 West Hastings Street (enter from Seymour St. courtyard)

Sponsored by the Vice-president, Academic.
This event is free but reservations are required:
call 604.291.5100 or email

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