Videos

Jul 10

Big Thinking - Monique Proulx - Extremely vast and incredibly near: The inner world of Montreal

Montreal still pulses to the heartbeat of the city’s founders who brought it into being some 373 years ago. Though hidden by concrete, this history is alive and well, and the city’s early heroes shape us to this day. Monique Proulx, author, Quebec screenwriter, and a literature and theater graduate of Université Laval, describes how her investigations of Montreal’s historic roots inspired the writing of her new novel, Ce qu'il reste de moi, in unsuspecting and sometimes dizzying ways.