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SFU Philosophers’ Café @North Vancouver District Library

Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés, and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. Join us for lively discussions with Moderator Reema Faris!

  • Monday, October 7
    Are you a critical thinker or are you a contrarian? What’s the difference between the two and how does this distinction impact political polarization in Canada?
  • Monday, November 4
    Does critical thinking play a role in your voting choices or is it all about your heart?
  • Monday, December 2
    How do the genres of autobiography and fiction cross over? What are your expectations when reading a person’s life story?

Reema Faris is a Ph.D student with the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Her research focuses on popular culture and feminism. An MA in Graduate Liberal Studies (SFU 2015), she holds a BA in History and Classical Studies from the University of British Columbia (1983) and MBA from the University of Toronto (1990).

No registration required. Drop in! 


Monday, November 4, 2019 – 7:00pm to 8:30pm